Exceptional New Rochelle Teen Named Youth of the Year by BGCNR

Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle member Giovanni Wellington to now vie for state title and scholarship

Selected among several outstanding youth, Giovanni has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Now in its 74th year, the Youth of the Year program honors our nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures. Giovanni will go on to contend for the New York State Youth of the Year title and a $2,500 college scholarship from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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