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2013 Youth of the Year

GREAT FUTURES START HERE: EXCEPTIONAL Alpena TEEN WINS
YOUTH OF THE YEAR HONOR FOR Boys & Girls Club Lanny Kingsbury Center


Dylan K. of Alpena, Michigan is a sophomore at Alpena High School. Dylan plans on attending Berklee College of Music. He is setting he setting his path by taking advanced classes and a music theology course Dylan uses the skills he has obtained at the club of Alpena to reach out to others in need. His lifelong goal is to empower others through songs as a trombone player. He is involved with many extracurricular activities; which include YVC, educational talent search, honor society, marching band and drama club. Dylan enjoys marching band, volunteering, and teaching origami. 

Selected among several local outstanding youth, Dylan K., will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the Michigan Youth of the Year title and a $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. As the new Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Club-Lanny Kingsbury Center, 14 year old Dylan is a true example of an extraordinary young man, recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for his sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community.

            Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. As BGCA’s premier youth recognition program, Youth of the Year recognizes outstanding contributions to a member’s family, school, community and Boys & Girls Club, as well as overcoming personal challenges and obstacles. Youth of the Year encourages Club members to reach their full potential by achieving academic success, leading healthy lifestyles and contributing to their communities. Youth of the Year honorees are shining examples and living proof that great futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs.

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