Immokalee Teen receives Youth of the Year award

Regarded as the Boys and Girls Club’s most premier recognition program for Club members, the accolade of “Youth of the Year” recognizes the service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. As challenging as the selection process proves to be, this year’s Collier County […]

IHS BETA Club member earns BETA State Secretary Title

With confident eloquence to match his 4.87 weighted grade point average, Wenchy likens his campaign slogan to a movement. “Each wave begins with an initial movement. A movement starts with one person and when others join the energy multiplies.” As with any movement, social or physical, the shared purpose of BETA clubs everywhere is to […]

Immokalee Youth takes boxing by storm

For most athletes, it takes years of hard work to enter the competition realm at a national level. For Nate Martinez, however, the experience has been fast-tracked as he experienced the limelight at the USA Boxing Elite and Youth National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah earlier this month after only 8 months into the […]