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Posted on: February 12, 2014



Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved a resolution in honor of Edinburg North High School sophomore Christian Villarreal, who was named the "2013 Boys and Girls Club RGV Youth of the Year". Christian was selected at the 7th Annual "Steak" In Your Community event on Saturday, January 11, 2014. With this honor, Christian has earned a $1,000 scholarship courtesy of the Tom & Jody Aderhold Endowed Youth of the Year Scholarship Program.

Mr. Villarreal is among hundreds of local youth selected based on his superior leadership skills, academic achievements, obstacles overcome and outstanding service to the Boys and Girls Club and the community of Edinburg. Mr. Villarreal has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Edinburg for nine years. During this time Mr. Villarreal has volunteered many hours to club activities and serves as a positive role model for his peers. He has also gained valuable experience and perspective on issues facing teens in his community.
Upon receiving the resolution Mr. Villarreal graciously thanked Commissioners Court for the recognition and stated that being a part of the Boys & Girls Club is something he has always wanted to do.

Hidalgo County Commissioners Court congratulates Christian Villarreal for this prestigious honor and for being a positive role model for the youth of Hidalgo County.

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