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Youth of the Year (YOY)
Congrats to Kuper Banghartour 2021 Youth of the Year!
A junior at Salida High School and Club member for over eight years, Kuper has served as captain of our Club’s Robotics team, lead STEM classes the past two summers, and tutored our summer learning-project kids in math.

Kuper delivered a three-minute speech, without notes, at the Colorado Youth of the Year competition on April 26. Read his inspiring speech here.

Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premiere youth leadership program. It honors extraordinary young people and their achievements in leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle.

Other YOY honorees are our BV Club's High School Youth of the Year Olivia Martzke; Middle School  Youths of the Year Aberlyn Leon and Danielle Morgan; and Elementary School Kid of the Year Reyna Phelps. Learn more about the YOY program and past winners here.

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Branch Director: Jennifer Wood
P: 719.395.7014
Branch Director: Kiki Lathrop
P: 719.539.9500
Executive Director: Brian Beaulieu
P.O. Box 1430, Salida, Colorado 81201
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