The Y-Teen Incentive Program held its 2nd annual banquet at the Riverfront Boathouse. Families and friends gathered to celebrate the achievements of program participants and staff. Youth were recognized for their outstanding excellence in leadership, community service, academics and personal development while program leaders were acknowledged for their hard work and dedication to the success of the program. Abigail Horowitz, Shay Carmichael and Kaitlyn Keddy were presented volunteer of the year awards. Tim Baymon, former Y-TIP Coordinator, was recognized as well for his exceptional work with the program.
Y-TIP is a unique program is designed to impact students and the community by promoting leadership, personal responsibility, and community involvement. Y-TIP emphasizes educational achievement for youth and program leaders communicate best practices for success and productivity in academics and beyond. Participants have the opportunity to receive a free membership to the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center with their commitment to the program.
We want to thank all of the youth, families, staff, sponsors and volunteers for their time and dedication to the program. It was an amazing year and we will continue the fun in the fall! Have a great summer!!!