Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania held the inaugural Pittsburgh Youth Leadership Awards on April 28, honoring youth who have displayed outstanding leadership and personal growth in BGCWPA programs over the past year.
The 2023 BGCWPA Youth of the Year is Kylie Eagle from the Northern Area Clubhouse in Millvale. Eagle has been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania for 10 years, starting out attending programs, then progressing through the organization achieving a Learn & Earn paid position and is now an AmeriCorps member working at the Clubhouse. Eagle has participated in Torch Club through BGCWPA, has extensive volunteer work under her belt from helping with fundraising events to facilitating BINGO at a senior high rise.
She loves animals and has an interest in and passion for mental health advocacy, has been trained in water safety, first aid and CPR and is the captain of the color guard as a senior at Shaler Area High School.