Each year, one exceptional Club member is selected to be the National Youth of the Year, serving as an ambassador for Boys & Girls Club youth as well as a voice for all of our nation’s young people. Over the decades, these individuals have exemplified the Boys & Girls Club mission and are proof to the impact Clubs make in transforming and saving kids’ lives. National Youth of the Year winners have achieved success in a variety of industries, including entertainment, politics, business and sports.
Mason Massey has been selected Youth of the Year for the Saline County Boys and Girls Club. He is seventeen years old and attends Harmony Grove High School in Benton, Arkansas. Mason is very hardworking, dedicated, responsible, and shows great leadership. Mason’s future plans are to attend Arkansas State University and major in Civil Engineering. He has participated in high school football for three years and been selected All-Conference in his Junior and Senior year. He is also a member of BETA Club and National Honor Society because of his academic excellence. He has been able to maintain a GPA of 3.68 through his high school career, all while playing football, maintaining a job, and taking AP and college courses. Mason also has attended nine hours of college courses while in high school. He has been a club member since the age of six. He started working at the Boys and Girls Club at the age of fourteen. He is a member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and is very serious about his faith in God. Mason is honored to be selected as Youth of the Year and looks forward to representing the Saline County Boys and Girls Club.
We are so proud of you, Mason!