ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis announced its 2016 Alumni Hall of Honor Inductees. The group of men and women were celebrated during the club's Annual Recognition event where staff, board members, volunteers and other supporters are acknowledged and celebrated for their commitment to the Club's children.
David Baylor, Donald Buckner III, Michael Butler, Markita Cook, Danielle Scruggs and Christian Peebles Williams were recognized as outstanding alumni for achievements in their respective fields, commitment to leadership, serving the community’s youth, contributions to the St. Louis community and for living out the mission of the Club.
Each inductees has lived out the mission of the Boys & Girls Club movement and displayed the impact the Club can have in a member’s life.
David Baylor serves as Pastor of Media and Music at Faith Miracle Temple; Donald Buckner III works for Charter Communications; Michael Butler serves as House Representative of the State of Missouri, representing part of District 79 where the Herbert Hoover Club is located; Markita Cook is a Chemist at the United States Department of Agriculture; Danielle Scruggs is a Digital Content Producer at KTVI FOX 2; and, Christian Peebles Williams serves at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis.
“It’s a great honor to recognize these outstanding men and women who embody the intent of the Boys & Girls Clubs mission," said President Flint Fowler.
The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is to inspire and enable youth ages 6 to 18 to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For nearly 50 years, BGCSTL has been providing after-school, teen, sports and summer programs to youth in the St. Louis area while also providing a safe place for them to learn and grow. The Clubs now serve St. Louis youth at six locations (Adams Park Club, Ferguson Middle School Club, Herbert Hoover Club, O’Fallon Park Club, Hazelwood Southeast Middle School Club and Twillman Elementary School Club) and within several other schools (including Normandy High School and Roosevelt High School) and through our Mentor St. Louis Program. We are also a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis.
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