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Exceptional teens to compete for Nevada Boys & Girls Club youth of the year honor

By ThisIsReno

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB NEWS RELEASE – Seven teens from Nevada are competing for Boys & Girls Clubs’ State Youth of the Year title. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. As Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier youth recognition program, the Youth of the Year title recognizes outstanding contributions to a member’s family, school, community and Boys & Girls Club, as well as personal challenges and obstacles overcome. As the national program sponsor, Tupperware Brands awards each state winner a $1,000 college scholarship and each regional winner a $10,000 scholarship. The national winner receives an additional scholarship up to $50,000 from The Rick and Susan Goings Foundation.

The 2013 Nevada Youth of the Year finalists include he following teens: Alicia Barchus, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada; Jorge Corral, Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas; Felix Cox, Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows; Sean Johnson, Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson; Curtis Mitchell, Boys & Girls Clubs of Elko; Nathan Reuetten, Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley; and, Angel Reynoso, Nellis Air Force Base

During the Youth of the Year Competition luncheon, on Wednesday, March 13, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City, a Club member will be chosen from among the seven outstanding finalists to represent Nevada at the next level, the regional Youth of the Year competition.

For more information or to RSVP please contact David Taylor, Marketing Director, Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows at 775-848-7995 or [email protected]. For more information on the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Youth of the Year program, visit www.bgctm.org/YOY