The Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County wins 2nd National Award at the 2012 Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference in San Diego, CA. The Honor Award for Program Excellence in the Arts is presented for an exceptional program that helps young people to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing. The Honor Awards for program excellence is generously sponsored by the MetLife Foundation. In addition to the Honor Award we received our first GOLD (MAC) Award for Excellence in Interactive Online Marketing.
Accepting the awards on behalf of the Club were Natalya Bannister and Freddy Williams.