That's a wrap on the 32nd Annual Youth of the Year! Thank you for joining us, and celebrating our community's amazing youth. And congratulations to our Youth of the Year winner, Jalen! 

We are so grateful for your support as we went virtual, and can't wait to see you all again next year!

Did you miss the event?

YOY Appeal Campaign

We reached our $100,000 match! Thanks to the Carol M. Jacobsohn Foundation, we will receive an additional $50,000 donation.

There is still time to donate, though! Support the appeal today and help us reach our goal.

The Silent Auction is Live!

Check out the sneak peek of our items here, and click the links below to participate in our auction!
The silent auction is open until Friday, April 9th at 5:00pm. Bid now to support our local youth!

Exclusive Golf Package at The Preserve at Eisenhower Golf Course

Sail & Lunch on the Chesapeake for 8 Guests

Get to Know the Honorees


Intended College:

University of Miami


Career Interest:




Present School:

Annapolis High School


Club Member:

9+ Years



Intended College:

Grand Canyon



Career Interests:

Law Enforcement

Veterinary Services


Present School:

Annapolis High School


Club Member:

10 Years

Flip Through Our Program

Youth of the Year 2021 is a celebration of our honorees, members, community, and partners. Flip through our event's program to read a letter from our CEO, Lisa Lindsay-Mondoro, and learn more about YOY!


Whatever It Takes Sponsors

Great Futures Sponsors

Academic Success Sponsors

Daphne & Peter


Health & Leadership Sponsor

Cytherian, Inc.

Hudson's Escapes

J. Mayer Architect

Quantum Real Estate Management, LLC

Media Sponsors

Donations Made in Memory or Honor of

Donated by Lisa Lindsay-Mondoro, in Memory of Dennis M. Mondoro

Donated by Rosemary Calderalo, in Memory of John E. Schmeltzer IV & Dwight H. Renfrew III

Donated by Dede Duncan-White, in Memory of Shelley C. White, Jr.

Donated by Jennifer Lagrotteria, in Honor of Marian & Bob Mahran

Donated by Elisa Clayton, in Memory of Robert Lee Clayton

Donated by Robert A. Dews Jr., in Memory of Robert A. Dews Sr.

For questions and additional information on BGCAA or the Youth of the Year, please reach out to Jen Lagrotteria at (410) 991-5266 | or Kait Dawson at

Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County

121 South Villa Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 263-2542

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