Boys & Girls Club alumni across the world know that Great Futures started within their Club’s walls. The Clubs have been molding and influencing children and youth in Greater Kansas City since 1912.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Hall of Fame program, serves as a means of recognizing, preserving, and honoring the legacy of the Clubs, as well as our distinguished alumni, whose personal and professional achievements are the best evidence of the Clubs’ tagline – Great Futures start HERE!
Announcing the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Class
Willie Arthur Smith – Alumni of the Year
Charles Porter – Sports Alumni of the Year
Jack Woods (posthumously) – Sports Alumni of the Year
Damon Bryant – Service Alumni of the Year
Joey Smith – Service Alumni of the Year
Congratulations to these well deserving Club Alumni!
Alumni of the Year
A nominee must have a record of service to community with an emphasis on youth and the Boys & Girls Clubs. The nominee must be able to demonstrate notable accomplishments within their occupational field as well as the positive impact of those contributions.
Service Alumni of the Year
A nominee must be able to demonstrate a record of service to the Boys & Girls Clubs including but not limited to Board of Directors membership, Committee participation, LIFE Coach mentor, Program volunteer or other Club related volunteer. The nomination must include a letter of endorsement from a current or former Boys & Girls Club staff member and include documentation of Club service.
Sport Alumni of the Year
Any Club alumnus or alumna who has distinguished himself/herself in the field of athletics. A nominee may have been a player, coach, trainer or influencer. The nomination should detail the personal accomplishments or the positive impact the nominee had upon athletes.
Click HERE to learn more about past honorees.