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2023 Awards Night Honors Outstanding Youth

Family and friends gathered in the game room at the clubhouse for the 55th annual Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Awards Night on Thursday, May 18, 2023. The event honors club members who are outstanding in their areas of choice.

“Awards Night is my favorite Club event,” said Don Palmer, Vice President of Programs & Youth Development. “It brings together extraordinary club members, parents, families and community leaders in celebration of great futures. It is the resounding ‘why’ as to why Boys & Girls Clubs are needed in every community giving kids positive outlets during out-of-school time.”

At the 2023 Awards Night, a Program Staff member spoke about each individual Club member and their exceptional achievements before presenting them with a special plaque, and a certificate of special recognition from the First Selectman’s Office.

Awards Night Recipients 2023

Youth of the Year — Jada Brewington, Grade 11, GHS

Junior Youth of the Year — Taylor Tejada, Grade 8, Western MS

Fine Arts Award — Polina L., Grade 4, Glenville

Lillian Butler Davey Education Volunteer Award  — Greenwich Academy

Junior Member of the Year — Hector R., Grade 6, Western MS

Community Award — Greenwich Country Day School 

Junior Swimmer of the Year — Neville W., Grade 3, Glenville

Camp Simmons Award — Claire M., Grade 8, Central MS

Clubhouse Summer Camp Award — Xavier T., Grade 10, GHS

Junior Boy Athlete of the Year — Cebastian G., Grade 7, Eastern MS 

Project Learn Award — Tatiana W., Grade 2, Julian Curtis

Junior Girl Athlete of the Year  — Maria N. R., Grade 6, Central MS

Joanna Schulman Teen Community Service Award — Daniela H., Grade 10, Stamford HS

Knuckles for Life Award — Armani McCollum, Part-time staff member

James R. Natale Swimmer of the Year — Kasey T., Grade 10, GHS 

Athlete of the Year — Katie C., Grade 12, GHS

BGCG By The Numbers

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  • Volunteer Hours


  • College Scholarships Given


  • Programs Offered


We offer grateful thanks to our major supporters
  • Greenwich United Way
    Greenwich United Way
  • stone point
    stone point
  • Citadel
  • Taco Bell Foundation
    Taco Bell Foundation
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