An eloquent dinner celebrating our outstanding youth and community advocates of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central GA and area youth. Celebrity guest speaker is Olympic Champion JackieJoyner-Kersee. Contact Lisa McLendon for tickets 478.743.4153
Since 1947, Youth of the Year has been Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program, celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Club teens. Club members who earn the youth of the Year title embody the values of leadership service; academic excellence; and healthy lifestyles. They exemplify the critical impact that Boys Girls Clubs have on the lives of young people. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Georgia 2018 Youth of the Year winner will be announced at the event induction and receive a $1,000 scholarship, and will go on to compete in the Georgia state-wide competition. State winners each receive a $5,000 scholarship and advance to regional competitions. Regional winners receive an additional $10,000 college scholarship, renewable for four years up to $40,000. Six youth, including five regional winners and a military winner, advance to the National Youth of the Year competition for a chance at an additional scholarship of $25,000, renewable up to $100,000 for four years. The National Youth of the Year represents all Boys & Girls Club youth.
Sponsorship for the event are available. Sponsorship include reserved seating for the dinner, VIP reception with Ms. Jackie Joyner-Kersee and inclusion in all marketing materials. For more detailed sponsorship information, contact Lisa McLendon 478-743-4153
Individual tickets are $50.00 and advanced purchase is required.