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2021 Youth of the Year

February 25, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Going Live Tonight at 6:00 p.m.! Please join us then by clicking the video below.




Boys & Girls Clubs' Youth of the Year is a premier event that highlights the accomplishments of our most outstanding Club members. This year, our candidates will be delivering their speeches live the night of the event as we stream for everyone to watch from home.

Introducing Our 2021 Candidates


Cedar Lake Club: Kyle Wroblewski

A three-year Club member who loves basketball and hopes to become a PE Teacher or Coach so he can mentor kids like the staff and the Club. 


Duneland Club: Bailey Ranta

 A Varsity cross-country and track runner who volunteers in her spare time and understands the importance of giving back to her community.


East Chicago Club: Andriana Cobb

A Senior who plans to earn her degree in psychology and become a drug and addiction counselor. Andriana also has dreams of opening her own shelter for those in abusive relationships. 


Gary Club: Marcus Steele

A Senior who plans to study architecture at Purdue. Marcus mentors younger members in the Gary Club and is a Junior Staff Member. 


Hammond Club: Jamarion Evans

A Senior with plans to attend New York University and earn a career in musical theatre. Jamarion gives back through his work as a Junior Staff Member and mentoring the younger Club members.


Lake Station Club: Kaymon Armour

  Planning to attend Butler University, Kaymon currently has Core 40 technical honors and duel credits at Ivy Tech. He plans to one day open his own business after majoring in Business Management.  


South Haven Club: Michael Sarault

A JROTC leader who has volunteered over 200 hours in the past year and plans to major in Engineering.  


Valparaiso Club: Madelyn Frost

Madelyn helps at the Club through tutoring members in math and also volunteers at her church as a Kindergarten mentor. She has a passion for music and plays cello and piano.  


Thanks to all who have made this event possible!


Magna Cum Laude:

Community Healthcare System

Computer Services, Inc.


Club Sponsors:

Awards Network - Horizon Bank - Safety-Kleen - Gary Jet Center - Anonymous - Aqua Indiana - Wintrust - HealthLinc - Sheet Metal Workers Local 20

Henn and Sons - Niemeyer Milk Transfers - Millennium Group - Dave Harkabus - Thrive Sport - Aurelios Pizza - Adam Decker -  Diane Jostes - Foreman - Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary Fund 


Honor Roll:

Laborer's Local 41 - Power & Sons Construction - REGIONAL federal credit union


High School Graduate:

Haywood and Fleming Associates - Leslie Berg - Luxor Homes - Northwest Mutual - Solid Platforms - American Community Bank - Precision Control Systems - Haywood & Fleming Associates


Student of the Month: 

Berkshire Hathaway - Dylan Hall



27 Entertainment


Swag Bag & Gifts: 

Ameristar Casino - Awards Network - Bonnie Coleman - Tanya Leetz - Cask N Cellar Liquors - PALS

Tim & Shelly Rice - Val's Famous Pizza & Grinders


Media Sponsors: 

Times Media - Great News Life

2020 Youth of the Year Highlight Video

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana

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