Briana’s incredible story is why she was chosen to win the Young Men of the Year 2021-22 at the Boys and Girls Club of America, and why she got a new Toyota Corolla during a special presentation at Steven Toyota at Bristol, Connecticutemployment April 1. Join 2020-21 award winner Brianna Josias R., who is also a member of the Bristol Boys & Girls Club and owns a Corolla from Steven Toyota last year. Toyota representatives, Bristol Boys and Girls Club and Bristol The community attended the celebration.
This year’s National Youth Award is the first recognition of Boys and Girls Clubs of America for teens who have made outstanding contributions to their family, school, community, and local club while overcoming personal obstacles. Nominations begin at the club and continue at the state, regional, and national levels. Entrants are selected at the local and state level, with five regional winners meeting each September Washington DC, to compete for this year’s junior national title. Five judges conduct individual interviews with each candidate and select a national winner.
“Briana represents everything the Youth of the Year is about,” she said. Steve Barberino Jr.Stephen Toyota, principal dealer and owner. “She has worked hard to overcome many obstacles in her life and become a kind, caring and role model for others. We are proud to partner with a wonderful youth organization to celebrate and support such an extraordinary young woman.”
This is the eleventh Corolla that Toyota has awarded to the National Youth Winner of the Year since 2011. It is a component of Toyota’s long-standing relationship with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Toyota has remained committed to providing not only resources at the local and national levels, but also time and expertise in volunteer programs and workforce readiness.
“I will be forever grateful to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Toyota for all they have done to expand my economic and mobility opportunities,” Briana said.
Brianna is a graduate of EC Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain, Connecticutand attend Central Connecticut State University Where she studies social work.
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About Boys and Girls Clubs in America
For 160 years, American Boys and Girls Clubs (BGCA.org) Provides a safe place for children and teens to learn and grow. The Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical hours outside of school. Boys and Girls Club programs promote academic success, good character, leadership and healthy lifestyles. More than 4,700 clubs serve more than 4.3 million young people through club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing, and indigenous lands across the country, and serve military families in BGCA youth centers at US military installations around the world. The national headquarters is located in Atlanta. Find out more about Boys and Girls Clubs in America at Facebook And Twitter.
Source: Toyota Motor North America