SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Seven Bay Area teens will be recognized for their community service and leadership on Thursday, January 31st, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco presents the 2013 Charles Schwab Citywide Youth of the Year.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will present one of the teens with a $10,000 scholarship. The remaining nominees will receive $1,000 towards their education.
The Youth of the Year program was founded more than 60 years ago and nominees are selected based on their distinguished service to family, school, the community and their Boys & Girls Club while overcoming challenges. The program is a three-month long leadership development program.
KCBS’ Connie C. Kim talks to Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco President Rob Connolly: