New Rochelle Youth of the Year Named Runner Up at NYS Competition

Giovanni Wellington Awarded $4,000 College Scholarship

Competing among 22 outstanding youth, Giovanni, the 2021 Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle Youth of the Year, was selected as a runner up in the New York State Youth of the Year Competition. 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. As a runner up Giovanni was awarded a $4,000 college scholarship.