Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight

Kimorea Taylor, age 8, has been named the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck (BGCNN) January Youth of the Month, according to Operations Director, Patrick Creed.
Kimorea is a 3rd grade student at Lancaster Primary School and she has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club for one year. She is an active participant in the Club’s Choir and in Music for Life, where she is learning to play the guitar. 

At school, Kimorea also participates in the music programs and she plays Little League Soccer. In addition, she attends Queen Esther Baptist Church where she enjoys being a Praise Dancer. 

She has a sister, Chanel Taylor, who is also a member of the Boys & Girls Club. 

Kimorea was selected as January’s Youth of the month because she consistently exhibits respectful behavior, is a good leader and volunteer and has a very good attendance record. 

When Kimorea grows up, she would like to be a Pediatrician. She was very excited to be chosen as Youth of the Month and when asked how she felt she said, “I haven’t gotten an award for being a good leader before. It makes me feel proud.”
Jonte’ Savoy, age 17, has been named the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck (BGCNN) January Teen of the Month, acording to Operations Director, Patrick Creed.
A Junior at Lancaster High School, Jonte’ has been a Club member for 5 years and is an active participant in the Teen Chef program, the Club basketball team, and in the Career Launch and Money Matters programs. 

In addition, this year Jonte’ was elected President of BGCNN’s Keystone Club, which is a dynamic teen program that gives teenagers the opportunity to gain valuable experience in leadership and community service while also encouraging academic success. At school, Jonte’ participates in the Auto Body Vo-Tech program and he would like to have a career as an Auto Body mechanic one day. 

He also volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and attends New St. John’s Baptist Church where he is an usher. 

Jonte’ was chosen as January’s Teen of the Month for his consistent willingness to volunteer and to help others, for his leadership skills, and for his respectful attitude toward peers and staff alike. 

His sister, Brianna Savoy, age 12, is also a member of the Boys & Girls Club. When asked how he felt to be chosen Teen of the Month, Jonte’ said “It feels good to know that my efforts are being recognized.”
Nadiyah Smith is a 4th grade student at Lancaster Middle School and she has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club for two years. She is an active participant in the Club’s Choir, Dance Team, Chess Club and in Music for Life, where she is learning to play the guitar. 

Nadiyah also enjoys singing in the youth choir at New St. John’s Baptist Church. She has a sister, Ziare Nickens, 14, who is also a member of the Boys & Girls Club. 

Smith was selected as February youth of the month because she is respectful, she has good attendance at the Club, and she works hard to get good grades in school, said Hebbons. 

She is a great volunteer. She loves being in the spotlight and when she grows up she would like to become a singer or a record producer. 

I’ve never won this before,” said Smith. My family will be proud of me.”
Aki Tiggle, age 16, is a sophomore at Lancaster High School.  Tiggle has been a Club member for four years. 

He participates in the Club’s Career Launch program and has also participated in the “Strengthening Families Program.” 

One of his favorite activities is spending time in the computer/technology Lab where he is often helpful to younger Club members. He also volunteers for the Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity. At school, Tiggle plays the tuba in the band. 

Tiggle was chosen as February’s teen of the month because he is always courteous and kind, respectful and helpful, said Wormley. He is a hardworking volunteer. 

Being chosen as teen of the month “makes me feel good because now I know that my behavior is being noticed,” said Tiggle, who would like to join the U.S. Army when he graduates from High School. 
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