The technology field is growing at a fast rate. Now is the time to jump in and get in on the action. Linda and Alex Jakopin visited the Teen Center to speak to our members about robotics and engineering. Linda is involved in cyber security for radio communication products at Motorola Solutions. She spoke with the members about her role and what it entails.
The BGCDT would like to thank everyone who attended to our 2019 Youth of the Year Event!
For those who missed the event, our 2015 Youth of the Year winner Korey kicked off the event as our MC in which over 200 people attended. Kajira Blunt, our 2018 Youth of the Year winner sang the National Anthem. BGCDT Blue Voices, Fierce Flaggers, and the STEP team performed. The night was filled with fun and inspiration all around.
Our board member Blair Motl of Motl Accounting was extremely generous and took our teen members on a tour of his family owned company.
Motl Accounting is a family owned accounting company that focuses on helping small businesses.
BGCDT celebrates its 22nd Anniversary this year with the new Jr. Youth of the Year Program! All elementary club sites competed in this program. Congratulations to Abigail B, from our Lakewood Elementary site, the 2019 Jr. Youth of the Year winner! Great job Abigail and to all the club site runner up finalists Karen from Golfview, Damian from Sunny Hill, Diannabella from Perry, Alexander from Meadowdale, Alesia from Parkview, and Klarissa from CMS.
Zurich is an insurance company who recently gave our teens some advice on how to find a job and nail the interview. They did this through a resume building workshop that was four weeks long. Workshops like this have become very important in helping our members prepare for their future.