Sidney Anthony (MS)taught dance moves to kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Central Mississippi - Capitol Unit.
Katharine Kolp (TN)helps tutor a student at the Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennesee.
“The BYBS Program is unique because it instills within each child that they are special and unique, and can achieve whatever they set their mind to. That alone gives them hope and motivation for the future, which really is a beautiful thing.”
2009 South Carolina’s Junior Miss
“The BYBS program aides youth in knowing that they can go far by just making simple good choices and therefore, there will be a generation of self respecting wonderful children who can and WILL make a difference in their world.”
2009 Vermont’s Junior Miss
McKenzie Hull (AR) prepared a visual display to accompany her presentation to the North Little Rock Boys & Girls Club.
A student at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Derry in New Hampshire shows how she used her BYBS pledge card to commit to being her best self.
“The BYBS Program is unique from other outreach programs because it is carried out by young people FOR young people, and it addresses every area in life in some way. I was able to engage the young people at the Boys & Girls Club and show them that being your best self will not only help you succeed in life, but it can be FUN too!”
2009 Georgia’s Junior Miss
“The BYBS Program is so unique because there are 50 new anddifferent presentations each year! It can keep reaching not only new children, but the same children from previous years because the program always changing, making it fun and exciting.”
2009 New Hampshire’s Junior Miss
Nadia Hlebowitsh (IA) teaches kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids about the cello.
“There was a beautiful moment when the kids spontaneously asked me to play “Amazing Grace” on my cello, and we sang together. It was such a sincere moment. For me, it confirmed what an impact the BYBS Program can have on everyone involved. We made music and memories together. The kids got to play on my cello and I got to believe in their dreams.”
2009 Iowa’s Junior Miss