The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently held its annual Youth of the Year competition. The first place winner received a $1,000 scholarship and a $50 gift certificate; the runner up received a $50 gift certificate; and the honorable mentions received a $50 gift certificate. Pictured (l-r) are Brittany Colon, honorable mention; Jalen Parker, honorable mention; Cameron Judge, first-place winner; and Joseph Evans, runner up.
The Club members were judged on family, school, community and Boys & Girls Clubs, as well as personal challenges and obstacles overcome. Representatives from the community volunteered their time to judge the competition. Pictured are judges (l-r) Paul Walsh, Peoples National Bank; Walter Schautz, honorary director; and Leo McGowan, community representative.
Devon Fawcett, guest speaker from Johnson College, takes a moment with the first-place winner of the Youth of the Year competition, Cameron Judge.