Boys and Girls Clubs

Judith Reflects on her Time at The Boys and Girls Club

Judith recently graduated from her journey as a Club Kid to an Activity Leader staff member, and will soon begin a new expedition at Paradise Valley Community College. A self-proclaimed nurturer, her experience in the Club helped to cultivate her dream of becoming a pediatric nurse—but she will always be a Club Kid at heart. Q. How long have you …

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Samuel Exemplifies a Model Club Member

Samuel Watkins is a fifth grader at Brunson-Lee Elementary and also a member of the Bob & Renee Parsons Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Samuel is known around the Club for being a model club member and is funny, outgoing and respectful. He participates in many activities like football and is friends with everyone. Here …

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Isabel Castillo nominated for Youth of The Year Talks about Boys and Girls Club

Q: How long have you been going to the Tri-City Branch?  A: I have been attending the Club ever since I was five years old and plan to stay until I am 18. Q: What activities or programs are you a part of at the Club? A: I currently am the President of the Keystone Club. Keystone Club serves our …

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Ashley Rodriguez Receives ‘Youth of the Year’ Award with The Boys & Girls Club

Q. You were chosen as a Youth of the Year. How do you feel about that? What does that entail? A. Being Youth of the Year for my Club is such an honor! I feel accomplished and also feel like I can make an impact to all the other teens at my Club and show them that anything is possible. …

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Ariana Escarzaga Chosen as Youth of the Year with Boys and Girls Club

Q. How long have you been going to the Swift Kids Branch? A. I have been at the Swift Kids Branch for four years. Q. What activities or programs are you a part of at the Club? A. At the Club, I am a part of Keystone, which is a Club within a Club that focuses on youth leadership. Coming …

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Loyiel Enjoys Spending Time at the Boys & Girls Club

Loyiel Duckworth Jr. is a fifth grader at Holiday Park Elementary School and also a Club member at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Spencer D. Mary Jane Stewart Branch. Club staff chose Loyiel to be in In the Zona because he exemplifies good character, a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude in the Club. Q. How long have you been coming …

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Meet Emerald, Boys & Girls Club Talent Show Star

Emerald is a member of the Jerry & Helen Wisotsky/Peoria Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. The new big sister loves to sing, dance and draw and was the star of the Club’s summer talent show. Q. How long have you been coming to the Club? A. I started coming last year in the middle of the school …

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Tolleson Teen Named 2015, “Youth of the Year” Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix

Senior at La Jolla High Community High School in Tolleson, 17 year-old Adama Kamara has been named, “Youth of the Year” for Boys & Girls Club of Metro Phoenix. Adama was one of 12 teens selected to compete, each representing their neighboring club, with 12 clubs in total. Adama’s journey continues at the regional competition to vie for the spot …

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Meet Kassandra, Boys and Girls Club Kid of the Year

Kassandra has been a member of the Tri­City West Branch of the Boys and Girls Club in Avondale for the past three years. During her time at the club, she has exemplified kind and fair treatment to others. Although small in stature, Kassandra possesses a big, bold, and infectious personality and always has a smile on her face. She is involved in many …

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Meet Phoebe, Boys & Girls Club Kid of the Year

Phoebe is an awesome kid and sets a good example to her peers. She gets good grades and wants to be a doctor when she grows up. She is always helpful to other members and staff. She happily participates in all areas and programs on a daily basis. Q. How long have you been attending Boys & Girls Club? A. …

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