The Boys & Girls Clubs of America recently named Darrius Shaw of Oak Cliff as its Youth of the Year for Texas. Shaw, an 18-year-old senior at the Townview Magnet Center high school, has logged 225 volunteer hours in the past year, including organizing recycling roundups for the city of Dallas.
As part of the award, Shaw gets a $1,000 scholarship from the Reader’s Digest Foundation. He graduates in June and plans to attend New York University to study engineering.
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