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Gracelline Hunt is 2013 BGCPPR Youth of the Year!


Congratulations to Gracelline Hunt, Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region's 2013 Youth of the Year!!

What is Youth of the Year?

Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year recognition is the highest honor a Club member can achieve. The Youth of the Year program celebrates youth who have overcome enormous odds and demonstrated exceptional character and accomplishments. These deserving young people are recognized for service to their Club and community, academic performance and contributions to their family. Youth of the Year honorees are shining examples and living proof that great futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs.

About Gracelline

Gracelline Hunt is a very intelligent, hardworking, compassionate 12th grader at Palmer High where she holds a 3.5 GPA. She is planning on graduating in the Spring, then plans to study to become a Physician’s Assistant, Pharmacist, or Psychologist. Gracelline is a lifelong member of the Boys & Girls Club, and has been a member at the Pikes Peak BGC for the last 7 years. Here she has helped with volleyball, Power Hour, SMART Girls, art, and with mentoring the younger kids, as well as becoming a teen leader. She consistently volunteers at her church in the food and clothing pantry, and tutors in Math at Palmer High School.