YOUTH OF THE YEAR
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2020 YOUTH OF THE YEAR
YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Jacinda is the Fort Walton Beach Teen Center’s Youth of the Year. She is a seven-year member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast. She is a senior at Choctawhatchee High School graduating in May of this year. Jacinda is a past Girl of the Year as well as other awards. She is also a mentor, effective listener as well as community builder. She has always been an active member of Keystone Club as serves as the President this year. She is very involved in the community. She coordinated a drive to take personal hygiene kits for disaster victims of Hurricane Michael in Panama City two weeks after that catastrophe. She has also been heavily involved in suicide prevention projects also as Keystone President. Jacinda represents the Teen Center as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs as a shining example of extraordinary example of what this prestigious annual award represents.
JUNIOR YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Camille A. Manzie is a nine-year-old member of the Fort Walton Beach Youth Club. She is in the 4th grade. She is the President of the Torch Club, which is a community service club that gets our 4th and 5th grade members involved in helping the community around them. Camille likes the gym the best so she can play her favorite games and stay healthy by exercising. Camille was part of the junior staff program that involved keeping the club clean as well as working with the kindergarten group. She is very active in her church in the youth groups and praise dancing. Camille is motivated by the bunny from Zootopia, she just wants to make the world a better place.