North Central News: Student Honored as ‘Youth of the Year’

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Washington High School senior Kayla Phan recently was named one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix’s Youths of the Year, representing the Harry & Sandy Rosenzweig Branch.

Kayla, 17, joined the Boys & Girls Club four years ago. A shy, introverted teenager who has blossomed into a confident leader, she was among 12 teens who attended the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix who received the honor at the annual Celebrating Youth Event last month in Scottsdale.

Kayla is president of the Rosenzweig Branch’s Keystone Club . She plans to attend Arizona State University and major in pharmaceutical sciences.

Kayla and the other branch winners each received $1,500. Club employees select club members for Youth of the Year based on academic excellence, living a healthy lifestyle, strong public speaking skills and poise, and embodying the qualities of leadership and service.

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