Salmon Bay’s Youth of the Year, Jr. 2018

Posted on: June 11, 2018


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Congratulations to our Youth of the Year, Hazel!

Hazel is a fifth grader who has demonstrated outstanding compassion, leadership, creativity, and optimism at the Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club. Hazel encourages her friends to be their best selves, and never hesitates to ask “How can I help?”. As a fifth grader, Hazel will be graduating from our program this school year, and she will be missed! Thank you Hazel for being a great role model for your peers!

Pictured here, Hazel receives her Youth of the Year award at the Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club at our annual award ceremony.

As our Youth of the Year, Hazel was able to participate and be honored at the county-wide Youth of the Year, Jr. celebration breakfast at the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club on May 19, 2018. The Boys & Girls Clubs holds a Youth of the Year celebration for teens, which Hazel will be eligible for next year.

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Hazel receives recognition and her award from Program Services and Training Director, Quincy Roberton.

This year, each Youth of the Year, Junior received a trophy and a stuffed bear from Build-A-Bear workshop.

Congratulations, Hazel! Thank you for being a fantastic representative of our club!


For more information about Salmon Bay’s Youth of the Year program or Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Youth of the Year, Jr. program, contact Shannon Ferns (Licensed Program Director for Salmon Bay B&GC) or Amelia Reynolds (Licensed Program Assistant Director for Salmon Bay B&GC) at 206 297 7764 or email


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