Youth of the Month

We recognize and affirm our young people’s self-worth and accomplishments. Staff members encourage our youth and provide positive reinforcement as they make improvements and experience successes.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County showcases young people’s achievements through our Youth of the Month and Youth of the Year programs.

 


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February Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Kylie M. Age 9

Kylie is a third grader at Jefferson Elementary. She has only been coming to the Club since the beginning of this school year, but in that time she has shown great character through her respectful demeanor and the value she places on those around. She has been a wonderful addition to the Mount Vernon Club environment.

 

 

Kylie M.

Boy of the Month

Manuel C. Age 10

Manuel is a fourth grader at Centennial Elementary. He has been part of our club for three and a half years. In that time, Manuel has shown himself a leader by participating in a variety of activities at the club, working hard on his homework and being respectful. We have so enjoyed having him be part of our club.

Manuel C.


 

Homework All-Star

Samuel T. Age 9

Samuel is a fourth grader at Little Mountain Elementary. He has been part of our club since May 2017. When Sam is at the club you can almost always find him deeply immersed in whatever book he’s currently reading or doing his homework in Power Hour. He also participates in our outdoor games regularly. Overall, he is a well rounded young man who models the importance of expanding one’s mind on a regular basis.

Samuel T.


 

Artist of the Month

Daisy M. Age 9

Daisy is a fourth grader at Jefferson Elementary. She first joined our club in November 2015.  Daisy is an absolute pleasure to be around her sweet, caring and respectful personality makes her a leader in the making. She is a creative person and loves participating in art. We are excited to see her continue to grow as a leader and as an artist.

Daisy M.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Giovanni M. Age 9

Giovanni is a fourth grader at Jefferson Elementary. He first joined our club in November 2015. When he’s at the club you can almost always find him outside participating in Triple Play or chatting with his friends in the gamesroom. He loves participating in a variety of outdoor activities and shows good sportsmanship as well. We are excited to see him continue to grow into a young leader.

 

Giovanni M.

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January Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Adilyz D. Age 10

Adilyz is a fifth grader at Madison Elementary. She has only been coming to the Club since the beginning of this school year. However, in that time she has shown herself to be a leader time and again. She enjoys giving back and helping out when she can and is always respectful to those around her. Her caring personality has been a great addition to the atmosphere of the club. 

 

Adilyz D.


 

Boy of the Month

Rhyder G. Age 8

Rhyder is a second grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been part of our club since October 2017. Rhyder has an infectious smile and the personality of a leader whether he’s in the gamesroom playing with fellow club members or outside participating in Triple Play. He is often the first in the room for Positive Action and regularly attends Power Hour to make sure he finishes his homework. Wherever he is, he participates well and demonstrates his leadership potential.

 

Rhyder G.

Homework All-Star

Ayla N. Age 9

Ayla is a third grader at Lincoln Elementary. She has been part of our club since January 2017. Ayla is a helpful young lady that’s always willing to assist staff in whatever they need. She is also very committed to finishing her homework each day and can often be found in Power Hour working hard at finishing her homework. 

Ayla N.


 

Artist of the Month

Selena G. Age 9

Selena is a third grader at Centennial Elementary. She has been a member of our club for over three years.  During her time here it has been fun to watch her grow and mature into a young leader. She has a spunky personality with a great deal of creativity thrown in. You can often find her creating a new art project in the art room or playing with friends in the gamesroom. 

Selena G.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Iziah D. Age 7

Izaiah is a second grader at Washington Elementary. He has been a club member since May 2016. When he’s at the club you can almost always find him outside participating in Triple Play. He is a very active member who works well with his team members and is helpful to the staff . His favorite outdoor activities are soccer and dodgeball.

Iziah D.


 
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December Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Samia G. Age 6

Samia is a first grader at Madison Elementary. She has only been coming since May of this year. In the time that she’s been a club member she has lit up every program and activity she has been a part of with her bright personality and smile. She is a respectful and fun loving young lady who enjoys making those around her feel valued. When she sees a club member off by themselves, it’s not unusual for her to go over and try to make friends and include them. 

Samia G


 

Boy of the Month

David D. Age 7

David is a 2nd grader at Madison Elementary. He has been part of our club since Sept 2017. David is a quiet leader who is respectful, listens well and participates in a wide range of activities. Since he started attending the Mount Vernon Club, it has been fun to see him come out of his shell little by little and participate in such a well rounded array of activities and programs. He is a pleasure to have as part of our club. 

 

David D.

Homework All-Star

Modesto D. Age 6

Modesto is a first grader at Washington Elementary. He has been attending the club since August of this year. He is the newest member of his family to join our club. Three of his older siblings are also members of our club. However, in the time that he has been part of our club, he’s made his own mark. He works hard during Power Hour to better himself academically and improve his reading skills, is fun to be around and is a respectful young man. 

Modesto D.


 

Artist of the Month

Alexis D. Age 10

Alexis is a 4th grader at Little Mountain Elementary. She has been a member of our club since last January.  During her time here it has been fun to watch her grow and mature into a young leader. She leads by example in the ways that she treats people, her willingness to help when asked and her respectful demeanor. Another area that she has shown brightly in is art. Anytime the art room is open and Alexis is at the club you can almost always find her in there working on her next masterpiece. 

Alexis D.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Izaiah G. Age 8

Izaiah is a 3rd grader at Madison Elementary. He has been a club member since the beginning of this school year. When he’s at the club you can most often find him outside participating in Triple Play. You would also note his high level of sportsmanship and his all around love of sports and outdoor activities. He is becoming a leader and we are excited to see him continue to develop as a leader on and off the field.  

Izaiah G.


 
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November Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Haylee S. Age 8

Haylee is a third grader at Centennial Elementary. She is one of our newest club members only having attended since September. However, in the few months she’s been here she has excelled in every area. She is respectful to everyone around her and participates in a wide array of activities at the club. She has been a joy to have!

Haylee S


 

Boy of the Month

Oscar M. Age 7

Oscar is a first grader at Little Mountain Elementary.  He has been attending our club since the beginning of summer. In that time he has been an absolute delight. He is known for bringing a smile to the faces of staff with his antics. He has also demonstrated a respectful demeanor and a great attitude and is well liked by peers and staff alike. He looks at everything with wonder and inspires enthusiasm in those around him. 

 

Oscar M.

Homework All-Star

Sam G. Age 8

Samuel is a third grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been part of our club since the beginning of summer. In that time he has been a great addition to the club. You can regularly find him outside playing games, in the homework center or in the gamesroom. He has worked hard to accomplish reading goals lately. He has a winning personality and a bright future. 

Samuel G.


 

Artist of the Month

Kami G. Age 7

Kami is a second grader at Madison Elementary. She has been a part of our club for a year and a half. She has a sweet personality and is a budding artist. Although she’s quite shy, Kami can usually be found working hard on another artistic creation whenever the art room is open. 

Kami G


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

King N. Age 9

King is a fourth grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been coming to the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club for  almost a year. He has been a great addition to our Club and we have enjoyed having him. He is respectful, demonstrates great sportsmanship and carries himself like a leader, but he can also be fun and goofy. 

King N.


 
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October 2017 Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Angie G. Age 6

Angie is a first grader at Madison Elementary. She has been attending the Mount Vernon Club since May of this year. In that time, she has been a joy to have in so many of our programs. She gets involved in art, is respectful to staff and fellow students, and is intentional in doing her homework. Her sweet personality is one of the first things people notice about her.

 

Angie G.

Boy of the Month

Kevin T. Age 7

Kevin is a second grader at West View Elementary. He has been attending our club since April 2016. He has distinguished himself with his sportsmanship and respect. His favorite part of being at the club is Triple Play outside, but he also shows his good character in the Gamesroom and in his interactions with staff and fellow club kids.

 

 

Kevin T.

Homework All-Star

 Isaias B. Age 7

Isaias is a second grader at Madison Elementary. He is one of our newest joins having only been here since the beginning of September, but in that time he has impressed staff again and again with his good attitude, sweet personality and excitement to get involved in activities across the club. He also always makes a point to get his homework done every day.

Isaias B


 

Artist of the Month

Emily R. Age 10

Esmeralda is a fifth grade student at Lincoln Elementary. She is another of our brand new joins, having only been part of our club since the beginning of September. However, in that short time, staff have noticed that whenever the art room is open she can usually be found in there working on some new art piece and clearly enjoying her time in there.  She also spends time in power hour and the gamesroom.

Emily R.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Cooper S. Age 7

Cooper is a second grader at Washington Elementary. He has been coming to the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club for  just over a year. In that time he has made an impression with how much he loves participating in outdoor activities. He also demonstrates sportsmanship and respect. He is a leader on and off the field.

 

Cooper S.

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June 2017 Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Eliana W. Age 9

Eliana is a third grader at Little Mountain Elementary. She has been attending the Mount Vernon club for three years. In that time, she has been a staple in so many of our programs. She gets involved in art, participates in our many outdoor activities, and is respectful to staff and fellow students. 

 

Eliana W.

Boy of the Month

Iziah D. Age 7

Iziah is a second grader at Washington Elementary. He has been attending our club since last summer. He has distinguished himself with his sportsmanship and respect. His favorite part of being at the club is Triple Play outside. 

 

Iziah D.

Homework All-Star

 Naomi A. Age 7

Naomi is a first grader at Jefferson Elementary. She has only been a member since January, but in that time she has always made a point to get her homework done before doing other club activities. She has also participated in our Reading Stars Program and has accumulated over 250 minutes of reading! 

 

Naomi A.

Artist of the Month

Esmeralda D. Age 9

Esmeralda is a third grade student at Centennial Elementary. She has been coming to the Mount Vernon club for the last three years. Whenever the art room is open she can usually be found in there working on some new art piece and clearly enjoying her time in there. 

 

 

 

Esmeralda D

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Carlos R. Age 8

Carlos is a third grader at Jefferson Elementary. He has only been coming to the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club for the last month, but in that time he has made an impression with how much he loves participating in outdoor activities. He also demonstrates sportsmanship and respect. His favorite outdoor activity is soccer.

Carlos R.

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Youth of the Month – March 2017

Boy of the Month

Cooper S. Age 7

Cooper joined the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club this summer and is currently a 1st grader at Washington Elementary School. Cooper is always carrying a smile on his face ready to join in on any activity the Club has to offer. Whether he is participating in an outdoor game, working on his homework in the Learning Center, or playing Bumper Pool, Cooper is always having fun with his friends, all while being respectful and demonstrating great character and citizenship.

 

Girl of the Month

Faith N. Age 10

Faith is a 4th grader at Madison Elementary School and joined the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club back in 2013, making this her fourth year attending. She is an amazing presence at the Boys & Girls Club by doing her homework in Power Hour, getting creative in the Art Room, and finding time to play outside. Faith has grown into a great leader and role model for other members by being a productive, caring and responsible youth through the various activities she has done at the Club!

 

 

Homework All-Star

Agustin C. Age 10

Agustin is a 4th grader attending Centennial Elementary School and has been coming to the Club for 3 years now. Agustin is always seen working on his homework before he does any other activity in the Club. Recently, he has been participating in the Power Hour Star Readers Challenge and in doing so has accumulated over 100 minutes of reading, the highest of all youth in the Club!

 

Artist of the Month

Ashley G. Age 9

Ashley has been attending the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club for 2 years and is currently a 3rd grader at Centennial Elementary School.  Ashley is always ready to work on any project the Art Room has to offer. Her imagination and creativity have helped her create amazing pieces of art, ranging from complex paper crafts, to drawings of cartoons. She loves participating in Drawing Club and is always willing to help other members, carrying a smile on her face!

 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Karlin C. Age 9

Karlin is a 3rd grader attending Washington Elementary School and started coming to the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club back in January of 2015. Karlin can always be found playing his favorite activities outside which include soccer, dodgeball and shark shark attack. He doesn’t care about winning or losing, as long as he is out there having a blast with his peers, which makes him a great role model for other youth.

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Youth of the Month – February 2017

Boy of the Month

Felix A. Age 10

Felix is a 5th grader and attends Madison Elementary. This is Felix’s fourth year at the club and he has made this place better just by being here. He is always willing to help, and was recently accepted to our Jr Staff program, which we will get to see more of his great potential.

Felix A.

Girl of the Month

Madilyn K. Age 7 

Madylin attends Centennial Elementary as a first grader. She has been attending the club for 2 years and during that time she has opened up to many of the other members and staff. Members and staff appreciate Madilyn’s smile because anytime she joins a program she is happy and ready to participate.

 

Madilyn K.

Homework All-Star

Daisy C. Age 10

Daisy is attending Centennial Elementary and is currently a fifth grader there. Daisy has  been a great role model for the other kids by attending Power Hour. When other members see that she is going to be doing homework she has encouraged others to do the same.

Daisy C.

 

Artist of the Month

Hailey S. Age 7

Hailey is a First grader attending Little Mountain Elementary and is currently in Second grade. As new member only starting out in September, she has really loved joining our Art Programs. She is always found in the art room creating some amazing things. Sometimes she goes around and shows the other staff what she has created and can’t wait to show her mom when she gets to the club to be picked up.

 

Hailey S.

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Adrian A. Age 9

Adrian is a third grader attending Madison Elementary. Adrian has attended the club since he was a kindergartener and this is his fourth year. As he has grown here, he has really seen the importance of good sportsmanship and is displaying it well to other members. He is begining to be a great role model for our other members.

Adrian A.

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Youth of the Month – December 2016

Boy of the Month

Ben B. Age 8

Ben started attending the club as a 1st grader back in 2014. He is really outgoing with both staff and members. He loves making up games and invites his friends to join him, once a program he loves starts like Dodgeball he will ask his friends to join so that everyone can join in on the fun.

Ben B.

Girl of the Month

Angelina D. Age 9

Angelina started attending the club last year. She is a Washington Elementary student in the 4th grade. Angelina is an amazing young girl who has really taken a liking to the club. She likes checking in on other programs when she arrives then is helping out while still having fun in whatever she chooses to participate.

 

Homework All-Star

Ashley R. Age 8

Ashley is a young girl who started at the club last year, you can be sure to find her in the learning center as soon as the door opens. Ashley Attends Jefferson elementary as a 3rd grader. Since she has started attending Power hour she has shown to be a very bright young girl.

 

Ashley R.

Artist of the Month

Selena G. Age 8

Selena is a 2nd grader attending Centennial Elementary. Selena loves art, Selena usually heads into the art room after she has tried out our other programs, usually Power hour.

 

Selena G.

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Andrew F. Age 10

Andrew attends Centennial elementary as a 4th grader. Andrew is a bright young boy who is always looking for what fun activity he wants to play. If you were to visit the club you would most likely find him engaging in our triple play program. Andrew loves any of our more active activities, some of our favorites are things like Shark Shark Attack or Dodgeball.

Andrew F.

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Youth of the Month – October 2016

Boy of the Month

Tristen J. Age 8

Tristen started attending the club when he was just 6 years old back in october of 2014. He is really outgoing with both staff and members and is always on the look out for which of his friends have arrived to invite them to join him in whichever program he’s attending at the moment, like Power hour or Smart Games room.

Tristen J.

Tristen J.

Girl of the Month

Makayla 

Makayla is a bright young girl who is always asking staff is there is anything she could do to help out the club. When a program she wants to participate she also always asks if she could help with that program. She is also part of our satellite program The Grizzly Hangout which she really enjoys attending.

 

Homework All-Star

Joselyn V. Age 7 

Joselyn started attending the club in the summer of 2015, She is now currently a 2nd grader attending Centennial Elementary School.  She has really grown to love doing homework during Power hour. If you ever walk into the Learning Center right after school you could see her in there doing her homework with a smile on her face.

 
Joselyn V.

Joselyn V.

Artist of the Month

Jakelyn B. Age 6

Jakelyn is a first grader attending Madison Elementary School. She really is growing as a member at the club, she really likes the art room. Anytime there is an art project that is the first thing she does, she also like to just stay there and continue doing art even after her craft is finished.

 
Jakelyn B.

Jakelyn B.

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Jackie C. Age 9 

Jackie is a 3rd grader attending Little Mountain elementary school. She started attending the club in january 2014. Jackie is always coming to the club when our triple play program starts. She really loves playing football, any time she knows a football activity she brings along her own football to share with other members.

Jackie C.

Jackie C.

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