Author: Gary Ballard

On Friday, February 17, 2017, seventeen youth representing Boys & Girls Clubs from across the state will vie for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Mississippi Youth of the Year.  The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship and advance to the regional competition. The competitors...

Cayla Derbigny, bullied at a younger age, wants to be a civil rights attorney. Joshua Martin Rivera, once shy, wants to be a pilot. Both teenagers are working toward their goals, and that’s part of the reason these Coast residents have brought home the two top...