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BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER HOLYOKE, INC. 2012 YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Holyoke, MA – Holyoke, MA – Selected among several local outstanding youth, Gilbert Negron has been named 2012 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke. Negron is a senior at Dean Technical Vocational High School and is planning to attend Springfield Technical Community College in the fall. Negron will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the Massachusetts Youth of the Year title and a $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. Negron is among hundreds of local Youth of the Year winners across the country recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America for his sound character, leadership skills and willingness to give back to the community.
Negron will be honored, along with other local clubs’ Youth of the Year winners, at the annual Youth of the Year dinner to be held May 31, at the Ludlow Country Club.