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Galloping Hill Caterers
Union, NJ
April 3, 2014
6:00pm
Natalia Rincon
Union Club
Marlisa Shaw
Union Club
Jalah Oates
Elizabeth Club
Kyan Freeman
Plainfield Club
Ava Buchanan, the 2014 Buddie of the Year
from the Hillside “Project Learn” After
School Program is:
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A Kindergarten student at A.P. Morris
Early Childhood Center.
Ava has been a member for one year,
when she began attending our “Project
Learn” After School program.
Ava wants to be a veterinarian when she
grows up, and really loves hamsters.
Ava is respectful, well behaved, and
cooperative. She gets along well with all
of her peers, and her counselors love
spending time with her each day.
Sunna McQueen, the 2014 Buddie of the
Year from the Hillside “Project Learn”
After School Program is:
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A 2nd Grade student at Calvin Coolidge
Elementary School that prides herself on
receiving A’s and B’s in all of her
subjects.
Sunna has been a member of the Club
for 1 year, when she began attending our
Project Learn After School Program.
Sunna showcases her leadership abilities
every day. She is always willing to help
others, especially during homework hour.
She loves attending aftercare, and
participates in all the extracurricular
activities offered, such as arts & crafts,
board games, gym, and reading.
Niyara Williams, the 2014 Buddie of the
Year Award Winner from the Union Club
is:
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A 1st grade student at Hannah Caldwell
School in Union, NJ.
Niyara enjoys going to school where she
loves to participate in Silent Reading.
She has been a member of the Boys &
Girls Club since 2013, when she began
participating in the Buddie After School
Program.
Her favorite thing about the Boys & Girls
Club is being able to participate in all of
the activities and programs.
When Niyara grows up she wants to
become a Teacher.
Niyara is a very well-behaved, energetic,
and polite young lady.
Ashley Debono, the 2014 Buddie of the
Year from the Elizabeth Club is:
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A 4th grade student at Mabel G.
Holmes, where her favorite subject is
Social Studies.
She is a hard working student who
earns A’s and B’s in all her subjects.
She has been a member of the Club
for 2 years when she began
participating in the Buddie After
School Program.
At the Club, Ashley enjoys playing in
the gym, participating in Arts &
Crafts and Computers.
When she grows up, she wants to
become a Teacher.
Xander Long, the 2014 Buddie of the Year
from the Roselle “Project Learn” After
School Program is:
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A Kindergarten student at Kindergarten
Success Academy in Roselle, where his
favorite subject is reading.
He is a hard working student who earns
A’s and B’s in all his subjects.
He has been a member of the Club for 1
year when he began participating in the
Buddie After School Program.
At the Club, Xander enjoys playing board
games and creating Arts & Crafts
projects.
When he grows up, he wants to become
a Police Officer.
Candace Heron, the 2014 Buddie of
the Year from the Roselle “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A 3rd grade student at Polk
Elementary School, where her
favorite subjects are Math &
Reading.
She is a hard working student who
earns A’s and B’s in all her subjects.
She has been a member of the Club
for 4 years when she began
participating in the program.
At the Club, Candace enjoys playing
Connect Four, Uno and Checkers.
When Candace grows up, she wants
to become a Fashion Designer. She
wants to develop her own line of
clothing for girls.
Mackenly Jean Louis, the 2014 Buddie
of the Year from the Roselle “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A 2nd Grade student at Washington
Elementary in Roselle, where his
favorite subjects are Social Studies
and Math.
Mackenly normally receives good
grades in all of his classes.
He has been a member of the Roselle
Club since 2011 when he began
participating in Smart Moves, Project
Learn and Triple Play.
His favorite activities are playing
basketball and tag.
When he grows up, he wants to
become a Doctor.
Analya Saint Albord, the 2014 Buddie
of the Year from the Roselle “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A 2nd grade student at Harrison
Elementary School in Roselle, where
her favorite subjects are reading &
spelling.
She is a hard working student who
earns A’s and B’s in all her subjects.
She has been a member of the Club
for 1 year when she began
participating in the Buddie After
School Program.
At the Club, she enjoys playing with
her friends and participating in
Power hour.
When she grows up, she wants to
become a Writer.
Iyanna Fladger, the 2014 Buddie of the
Year from the Plainfield Club is:
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A Kindergarten student at Woodland
Elementary School, where she always
excels in her courses.
Iyanna has been a member of the
Club for almost one year, when she
began participating in Summer Fun
Club, Triple Play and the Buddie
After-School Program.
Iyanna enjoys spending time with her
family and loves to play pool at the
Boys & Girls Club.
Nylah Hughes-Green, the 2014 Buddie of
the Year from the Linden “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A student at School 5 in Linden, where
her favorite subject is Reading.
She is a hardworking student who
earns A’s and B’s in all her subjects.
She has been a Club member for 6
months, when she began participating
in the program.
At the Club, Nylah enjoys participating
in Power Hour and Arts and Crafts.
When she grows up she wants to be a
Fashion Designer.
Tahirah Kelley, the 2014 Buddie of
the Year from the Linden “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A 5th grade student at School 4 in
Linden, where her favorite subject
is Science.
She is a hard working student who
earns A’s and B’s in all her
subjects.
She has been a member of the Club
for 6 months when she began
participating in the program.
At the Club, Tahirah enjoys
participating in Power Hour and
playing basketball with her friends.
When she grows up, she wants to
become a School Teacher.
Larissa Wade, the 2014 Junior of the
Year from the Hillside “Project
Learn” After School Program is:
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A 5th Grade student at George
Washington Elementary School
whose favorite subject is math.
Larissa has been a member of the
Club for 4 years, when she began
attending our Project Learn After
School Program.
Larissa loves to help others and give
advice to her friends and fellow
classmates.
You can always count on Larissa to
be helpful, cooperative, and
respectful. She always knows when
it is time to get work done, but is
always ready to have fun!
Iyanna Wilkins, the 2014 Junior of the Year Award
Winner from the Union Club is:
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An 8th grade student at Barnett Middle School in
Union.
Iyanna excels in all of her classes, especially
Mathematics, which is her favorite subject.
She has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club since
2011, when she began participating in the after
school program. Recently, Iyanna participated in our
SMART Girls “Girl Talk” program. Iyanna is currently
an active member of our Torch Club.
Her favorite activities are hanging out with her friends
and family, playing computer games, and reading.
When Iyanna grows up she wants to become a
Pediatrician.
Her favorite thing about the Boys & Girls Club is that
you are free to express yourself and you get to meet
people from different areas.
Iyanna is a very well-mannered, dedicated, young
woman who is always willing to help out her
counselors or fellow Club Members.
Nashaun Mickens, the 2014 Junior of
the Year from the Elizabeth Club is:
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A 6th grade student at Juan Pablo
Duart, where his favorite subject is
math.
He is a hard working student who
earns A’s in all his subjects.
He has been a member of the Club for
4 years when he began participating
in the Buddie After School Program.
At the Club, Nashaun enjoys playing
in the gym, participating in Arts &
Crafts and Club Tech programs.
When he grows up, he wants to
become an Architect.
Amel Ouji, the 2014 Junior of the Year
from the Roselle “Project Learn” After
School Program is:
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A 6th Grade student at LV Moore in
Roselle, where her favorite subjects
are Math and English.
Amel normally receives good grades
in all of her classes.
She has been a member of the Roselle
Club since 2010 and loves to
participate in Smart Moves, Power
Hour and Triple Play.
Her favorite activities are playing
basketball and video games.
When Amel grows up, she wants to
become a Veterinarian.
Kalijah Mathis, the 2014 Junior of the
Year, from the Plainfield Club is:
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A 7th grade student at Hubbard
Middle School where he does
outstanding work in his courses.
He has been a member of the
Plainfield Club is 2013, when he
immediately began participating in
Triple Play, After-School Programs
and Club Tech.
He really enjoys playing basketball
in his spare time.
When he grows up, he would like to
become an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Christian Allende, the 2014 Spirit of the
Year from the Hillside “Project Learn”
After School Program is:
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A 4th Grade Honor Roll student at
Hurden Looker Elementary School
who excels in all of his subjects,
especially Math.
Christian has been a member for over
3 years, when he began attending our
Project Learn After School Program.
Christian loves to play basketball and
is a member of the Hillside Knights
team.
Christian enjoys participating in all
activities, but loves gym time and
playing Mat Ball.
Roxanne “Roxy” Fernandez, the 2014 Spirit of the Year
Award Winner from the Union Club is:
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A 7th grade student at Burnet Middle School in
Union.
Roxy excels in all of her classes, especially Math,
Science, and Art, which are her favorites.
She has been a member of the Club since 2013,
when she began participating in our After School
program. Although she is one of our newest Club
members, she quickly began, and continues, to
leave her mark on our Club.
Roxanne is a very caring and outgoing young lady
who is able to make a new friend where ever she
goes. She can often be seen laughing and playing
with her fellow Club Members or cheering up a
friend in need.
Roxanne is a very energetic and talented young
lady. Her favorite activities are drawing and dancing.
When Roxanne grows up she wants to become a
Princess.
Her favorite thing about the Boys & Girls Club is that
she gets to be with her friends.
Divine Sargent-Perello, the 2014 Spirit of
the Year from the Plainfield Club is:
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A 6th grade student at Cedarbrook K-8
Center in Plainfield, where his favorite
subjects are Physical Education and
Science.
Divine has been a member of the Club
since 2009, when he began participating
in Passport to Manhood, Power Hour
and Triple Play.
Some of Divine’s favorite activities are
playing sports with his older brother
and other family members.
Divine hopes to become an engineer
when he grows up.
NATALIA RINCON, THE 2014 YOUTH OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP FROM
THE UNION CLUB IS:
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AN 18 YEAR OLD SENIOR AT MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL. SHE IS CURRENTLY PLANNING ON ATTENDING
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY TO PURSUE A CAREER IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING UPON GRADUATION.
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HER FAVORITE SUBJECTS IN SCHOOL ARE MATH, AND FRENCH.
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IN SCHOOL SHE PARTICIPATES IN THE FRENCH CLUB AS WELL AS ON THE ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL
SWIM TEAM, WHERE THIS SEASON SHE BROKE TEN SCHOOL’S RECORDS.
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SHE HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FOR 10 YEARS AND IS A MEMBER OF THE SWIM
TEAM WHERE SHE HOLDS MORE THAN 20 RECORDS IN FLY, BACK AND IM EVENTS.
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NATALIA HAS ALSO COMPETED IN COLUMBIA, ECUADOR, AND CHILE AS WELL AS MANY
COMPETITIONS HERE IN THE US.
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NATALIA HAS BEEN A PART OF THE COLUMBIAN NATIONAL TEAM FOR THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS AND
HAS COMPETED AND WON AT THE PACIFIC CUP.
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IN HER SPARE TIME, SHE ENJOYS DANCING, PLAYING SPORTS, AND ATTENDING SOCIAL GATHERINGS.
MARLISA SHAW, THE 2014 YOUTH OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP FROM
THE UNION CLUB IS:
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A 15 YEAR OLD SOPHOMORE AT UNION HIGH SCHOOL. UPON GRADUATION MARLISA PLANS
TO ATTEND UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA TO PURSUE A CAREER IN PEDIATRIC MEDICINE.
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HER FAVORITE SUBJECTS IN SCHOOL ARE SCIENCE AND MATH.
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IN SCHOOL SHE PARTICIPATES IN BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL, AND MAINTAINS A GPA OF 3.6.
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MARLISA HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FOR 9 YEARS AND WAS A MEMBER
OF THE TIDAL WAVE SWIM TEAM, SUMMER FUN CLUB, TEEN LEADERSHIP CAMP AND TORCH
CLUB. CURRENTLY SHE SERVES AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE Y.O.U. C.A.N. KEYSTONE CLUB.
UNDER HER LEADERSHIP THE KEYSTONE CLUB HAS PARTICIPATED IN A NUMBER OF
COMMUNITY SERVICE INITIATIVES.
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MARLISA ALSO VOLUNTEERS WITH IN THE BUDDIE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM WHERE SHE
WORKS WITH MEMBERS 5-11YRS OLD.
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IN 2013 MARLISA PARTICIPATED IN OUR STAND DELIVER PROGRAM, AND WAS A FEATURED
PRESENTER AT THE “NIGHT OF ELOQUENCE.”
JALAH OATES, THE 2014 YOUTH OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP FROM
THE ELIZABETH CLUB IS:
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A 17 YEAR OLD AT THE PATRICKS SCHOOL IN ELIZABETH.
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HER CAREER PATH INSPIRATION TO BE A LAWYER STEMS FROM THE LOVE CARING AND
DEFENDING THE LESS FORTUNATE.
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HER FAVORITE SUBJECTS IN SCHOOL ARE ENGLISH AND CREATIVE WRITING.
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SHE HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FOR 12 YEARS AND IS A LEADER OF THE
SMART GIRLS GROUP; VICE PRESIDENT OF THE KEYSTONE CLUB AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
INTERN.
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IN ADDITION TO ATTENDING THE CLUB, SHE IS A MEMBER OF CHEERLEADING AND DANCE
TEAM.
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JALAH HAS ALSO COMPETED IN MANY SPORT COMPETITIONS FOR CHEERLEADING IN SEVERAL
STATES.
KYAN FREEMAN, THE 2014 YOUTH OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP
FROM THE PLAINFIELD CLUB IS:
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A SENIOR AT UNION COUNTY TEAMS CHARTER SCHOOL IN PLAINFIELD, WHERE HE
IS AN EXCELLENT STUDENT AND EXCELS ACADEMICALLY.
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KYAN’S FAVORITE SUBJECT IS ART, AND HE HOPES TO ONE DAY BECOME A
PROFESSIONAL CARTOONIST.
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HIS POST HIGH SCHOOL PLAN IS TO ATTEND THE ACADEMY OF ARTS UNIVERSITY
IN SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
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KYAN HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE CLUB FOR 4 YEARS, WHERE HE HAS
PARTICIPATED IN CAREER LAUNCH, POWER HOUR, AND PASSPORT TO MANHOOD.
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KYAN HAS ALSO PARTICIPATED IN THE JUNIOR STAFF PROGRAM AT THE CLUB.
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Timothy Williams-Energy Assistance Coordinator, Elizabethtown Gas
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Douglas W. Schoenberger-VP Public Affairs, Verizon
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Adrian O. Mapp-Mayor, Plainfield, NJ
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Richard Vezza-Publisher, Star Ledger
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Brian MacLean-VP Operations, Elizabethtown Gas
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Jamel Holley-Mayor, Roselle, NJ
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Kimberly Smith-Regional Director, Community Investment, Comcast

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