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The 2013 Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence’s Youth of the Year (YOY) event was an evening filled with both inspiring and heart-felt speeches, as well as singing and dancing. The evening’s program showcased the talents, poise and motivation of the amazing youth of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence (BGCL).

Kim Murphree, Morning Show Host of 1320AM KLWN Radio, hosted the YOY event, kicking it off with an a capella singing of the national anthem. The program also included performances by the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence’s Cordley and Schwegler youth. The youth entertained with energetic dance numbers infused with head-rolling, hand-clapping, cartwheels, back handsprings and more.

Highlighted speakers at the event included:

  • Trei Dudley, National YOY for 2012 -2013
  • Charlie Weis, KU head football coach and keynote speaker
  • Ajala Anavberokhai, 2013 YOY nominee
  • Jalyn Brecheisen, 2013 YOY nominee

The collective events of the evening lead up to the announcement of the BGCL 2013 YOY winner. Ajala Anavberokhai was awarded the 2013 YOY honors. For additional details from the evening select ‘Learn More’ for Ajala’s background and speech, the address from Trei Dudley, and the keynote speaker Charlie Weis.



Ajala Anavberokhai,
2013 BGCL YOY Winner
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Trei Dudley,
2012-2013 National Youth of the Year
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Charlie Weis,
Keynote Speaker
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