Boys and Girls Clubs

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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Meet Elena, Proud Member of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Swift Kids Branch

Why do you think your Club nominated you? I am a hard working person that always tries my best to get what I want and this Club has helped me reach many of my goals.  I believe my fellow members at the club look at me as a leader because I am responsible and intelligent.  I always try to help …

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Brianna Martinez Named Boy and Girls Club Youth of the Year

Brianna Martinez is a Junior at Peoria High School where she plays softball and serves as the secretary of her Jobs for Arizona Graduates class. Brianna is involved in many other extracurricular activities with her local Boys and Girls Club as well. At her club she serves as the Vice President of the Keystone program. Keystone is a leadership and service program similar …

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Computer Artist, Brianna Inda

Brianna Inda is a member of the Woodrow C. Scoutten / Tolleson Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, a talented artist, and an enthusiastic volunteer in her community. Why do you think your Club nominated you to be featured in In The Zona? I’ve been coming to the Club since I was 11, and I’ve been …

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Teen Boys Teach Leadership Through Hockey

Austin Hopkins & Ben Mapp are learning the significance of leadership this summer as volunteer Hockey coaches at the Tri-City branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix.  Both boys are former players who wish to share their knowledge of the sport and stress the importance of teamwork and having fun. Q: What is your favorite thing about …

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Club Member of The Month, Jazmin Cantley

Jazmin Cantley is an energetic, spunky member of the Woodrow C. Scoutten/Tolleson Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. She’s a talented athlete who keeps the Club staff and members smiling whenever she’s around. How long have you been coming to the Club? I started coming here when I was eight, so about six years. What are some …

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