Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties to Announce 2024 Youth of the Year at Sold Out Steak and Burger event on March 1

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Five local high school students are finalists for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties 2024 Youth of the Year title. This prestigious honor will be presented to the selected candidate at the organization’s annual Steak & Burger, Youth of the Year Celebration on Friday, March 1. Since 1947, Youth of the Year has been the premier recognition program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America that fosters a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global, and integrated world economy. The program celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Club members across the nation. Candidates compete at the local Club, state, and regional levels before attending the national celebration. Youth who compete for these titles embody the values of leadership service, academic excellence, and healthy lifestyles. The following finalists have exemplified the Boys & Girls Clubs’ mission and are proof of the impact the Clubs make in transforming lives: Ashley V., Venice High School, 12th Grade, Ava M., Pine View School, 11th Grade, Bianca D., North Port High School, 12th Grade, Nishalle U., Pine View School, 12th Grade, Sierra M., Riverview High School, 12th Grade.

Friday, March 1, 2024 | 6:00 p.m at Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club | 3130 Fruitville Road | Sarasota.

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