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Boys & Girls Club Recognizes Three District Students as Youth of the Year

Youth of the Year

Photo by Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota

St. Cloud Area School District is proud to congratulate this year’s Youth of the Year Shukri Abdi, Maya Shimabukuro-King, and Kanye Swap from the Southside, Eastside and Roosevelt Clubs.

Shimabukuro-King, a tenth grader at Tech High School, was selected as the Central Minnesota Youth of the Year. She will receive a $500 scholarship and move on to the state competition for a chance to win a $20,000 Home Team Scholarship Award.

Abdi is an eleventh grader at Tech who wishes to pursue nursing after graduation. Swap, a tenth grader at Apollo High School, plans to seek a master’s degree in zoology at the University of California Los Angelos. His goal is to open his own veterinary clinic.

The state Youth of the Year competition will be in April.