YOYSpkrThe Youth of the Year program, Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier character and leadership initiative, recognizes outstanding contributions to a Club member’s family, school, community, and Boys & Girls Clubs as well as personal challenges and obstacles overcome.  The young people who earn recognition as Youth of the Year are living proof that Boys & Girls Clubs work.

The 2014 individual club winners from Wake County are:

Stephen Kalokoh, Raleigh Boys Club

Shar’Dasia Bethea, Raleigh Girls Club

Raygene Parks, Washington Elementary Boys & Girls Club

Danielle Thomas, Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club

Imani Abdullah-Lutes, The Teen Center

Juanita Leon, Brentwood Boys & Girls Club

Chris Williams, Zebulon Boys & Girls Club