For Immediate Release
August 3, 2017
Contact: Nicole Singletary
Miami Lakes, FL -At the June 21st Youth Center Council Meeting, three new members were appointed to serve on the Council. The new members were chosen by their peers based on academic record and strong leadership backgrounds to serve on the Council for the upcoming year.
The Youth Center Council (YCC) is charged with the responsibility of governing the Miami Lakes Youth Center, “The Spot”. Members are provided opportunities to assume leadership roles, while building valuable skills that will carry them into adulthood. The YCC meets monthly to discuss the overall progress of the Youth Center, and discuss ideas for field trip locations, community service events, and future programming.
The Town of Miami Lakes congratulates, the following new YCC Members:
Juliana Correa is a 6th grader at the Miami Lakes K-8 Center, and serves as Vice President of the Student Government and President of the National Honor Society.
Christina Gonzalez is an 8th grader at Bob Graham Educational Center, and is a member of both the Advanced Band and Girl Scout Troop 206.
Michael Turino, is an 8th grader at the Miami Lakes K-8 Center, and also a member of Student Government and media crew along with the Salsa and Chess clubs.
The three new members, bring the YCC membership to thirteen, who will serve together to improve the Youth Center while gaining insight into governmental body functions.
For more information about the Youth Center and the YCC, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/thespot or call (305) 819-SPOT (7768).