DORCHESTER, MA — On March 27th, BGCD recognized our 12 Youth of the Year Finalists in a ceremony attended by family, friends and staff! The 12 Finalists: Grainne M., Tim H., Deanna D.L., Waverly S., Callie A., Aissatou S., Jasmina P., Deshawn V., Joel T., Brian N., Lionel A., and Calvin N. were all recognized for their contributions to, and accomplishment within BGCD. We also announced Dashawn V. as our 2023 Youth of the Year! Dashawn will now represent BGCD in the Massachusetts Youth of the Year competition.
Thanks to City Councilor Erin Murphy and Representative Dan Hunt who provided proclamations to each of the Finalists from the City Council and House of Representatives respectively, and to our esteemed Youth of the Year panel of Judges, to Superintendent Nora Baston and the Bureau of Community Engagement for their participation.