Graduates Served in Youth Programposted 6/13/20 -- LCCAA salutes the 2020 graduates who have participated in our Youth Services program. Five young people who were part of the Class of 2020 have worked in our program in the last few years.
"I'm so proud of all our youth," said Coordinator Bobby Taylor. "They have ambition and drive because they know how valuable they are. The future of our community and our country is bright because of these individuals."
Congratulations go to Angel Alvarez, Hannah Banks, Isaias DeJesus, Darryl Hill and Nia Noble.
Angel entered our program in 2019. As a student for whom English is his second language, Angel completed his diploma at Lorain High School a full year early. He plans to be a police officer. He is currently working at Wal-Mart in Lorain.
Hannah graduated from Steele High School in Amherst and is headed to Alabama State University to major in criminal justice. She plans to become an FBI agent and was also one of 11 debutantes presented at the Third Annual Vision of Beauty Cotillion sponsored by the Lorain County Section of National Council Negro Women Inc. this spring. Hannah's favorite activity in the youth program has been helping at food banks because people are so grateful, she said. She also learned a lot about working with other people and met many people from different backgrounds.
Isaias entered our program in 2018 and just graduated from Lorain High School. Isaias is currently working at Ground Effects in Westlake while saving money to buy a car. While in our program, he worked hard on community gardens, at the bike shop and at food distributions.
Darryl entered our program in 2019 and just graduated from Lorain High School. He is still finalizing his future plans. In addition to the bike shop, Darryl also participated in our community garden, food distribution and clean up efforts.
Nia entered our program in 2018. She just graduated from Elyria High School and was also one of 11 debutantes presented at the Third Annual Vision of Beauty Cotillion sponsored by the Lorain County Section of National Council Negro Women Inc. this spring. Nia plans to enlist in the United States Air Force.