Congratulations to BGCDT Club Member Tony Guevarra, Jr. on being selected as the 2017 BGCDT Youth of the Year and the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship from Sage Products. Tony was presented this award on Thursday, March 9th at the BGCDT Youth of the Year Reception in front of a large crowd of over 125 guests at the Holiday Inn – Elgin.
Tony is a four (4) year Club member with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dundee Township. As a current Senior at Dundee Crown High School, Tony has overcome many obstacles in his life, most notably depression and bullying. Tony plans to attend ECC after his graduation this Spring, and then Tribeca Flashpoint College in downtown Chicago, where he will study computer science and design.
Tony 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 4th – 5th in Bloomington, IL .
Congratulations to Tony, we wish him the best of luck moving forward!
The links below are articles from the local media that covered the event: