2023-24 National Military Youth of the Year
2023-24 Midwest Military Youth of the Year
Club/Organization: USAG Fort Campbell CYS Services Length of Membership: 6 years Anticipated College: Austin Peay State University Career Interest: Computer Science Defining Characteristics: Integrity, Determined
“Diversity and inclusion are critical elements in creating positive relationships; opening one's mind to include others' points of view is imperative to our personal growth.”
Every young person, like Xavier, deserves a safe, positive environment in which to learn and grow.
From Constant Change to Connection: Xavier’s Resilience
As a military-connected youth constantly on the move, Xavier felt apprehensive about forging new relationships. Visiting the teen center at his local Boys & Girls Club-affiliated Youth Center convinced him to step out and see himself in a new light. Read more →