Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada (BGCSNV) will host a competition in which five teen finalists strive to be named the local Youth of the Year and win a $1,000 scholarship.
The Youth of the Year Program is designed to promote and recognize teen members service to Boys & Girls Club, community, academic performance and contributions to family and spiritual life. The teens will give speeches to tell about their successes as well as their personal challenges and obstacles overcome. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive.
The newly named Youth of the Year will next compete against other Boys & Girls Clubs members across Nevada for the state title in Reno, and win an additional $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. State winners move on to vie for the distinction of one of five regional winners across the country, and ultimately those five winners will contend for the title of National Youth of the Year. The National Youth of the Year receives a $15,000 scholarship and is installed by the President of the United States.
BGCSNV will be hosting a free breakfast at Sunset Station during the competition for supporters that would like to hear our best and brightest compete for the Youth of the Year title.
Pictured in the photo are the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Youth of the Year finalists:
- Santino C. , Donald W. Reynolds Clubhouse
- Jaycee H. , Ralph and Betty Engelstad Clubhouse
- Jamarius H. , Lied Memorial Clubhouse
- Andrea V. , Downtown Clubhouse
- Abel E. , Southern Highlands Clubhouse
- Thursday, January 29 at 8:00 a.m.-9:00am
1301 W. Sunset Road
Henderson, NV 89014
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada is a nonprofit organization that operates 15 facilities and two summer outreach programs in Southern Nevada, and serves more than 21,000 youth in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Southern Highlands and Summerlin. These Clubhouses offer children ages K-12th grade a variety of daily creative, fun and educational programs. Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada works to provide every child with equal access, hope and opportunity. Keep up with BGC events and news on Facebook and Twitter. For more information visit www.bgcsnv.org or call 702-367-2582.