Congratulations to BGCDT Club Member Nachiya Pippins on being selected as the 2016 BGCDT Youth of the Year and the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship from Sage Products.  Nachiya was presented this award on Thursday, March 10 at the Youth of the Year Reception in front of a large crowd of over 125 guests at the Holiday Inn – Elgin.

Nachiya is a nine (9) year Club member with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township.  As a Sophomore at Dundee Crown High School, Nachiya is a member of the Girls Varsity Basketball Team and several student led organizations, such as the dance team & black history month planning committee.  Nachiya ranks in the top 25% of her class and has a 3.2 grade point average, in addition to her many extracurricular activities.

Nachiya will compete for the title of Illinois Youth of the Year during a state-wide competition amongst 26 Boys & Girls Clubs organizations throughout Illinois on April 20 in Bloomington, IL.

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