The Youth of the Year Award is a citywide recognition program throughout he Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad and, as a member of the Armory, students are eligible to participate. This award celebrates youth who have overcome the odds and demonstrated exceptional character and accomplishments. Youth of the Year candidates are recognized for participation and service in the Armory Program, school and community, as well as for academic performance, leadership ability and contributions to family. Armory members who express interest may be nominated and required to complete an application, interviews, and essays in order to compete for the award.
Carlsbad's Youth of the Year will have a chance to win a scholarship for college, as well as the prestige of the award on college applications, job resumes, and beyond. He or she will become a representative of Carlsbad and the Armory and continue to positively influence our community.