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For more than 70 years, the Youth of the Year program has honored and celebrated the nation’s most inspiring teens and their incredible journeys. Click here to learn more about the Youth Of The Year program!


Join us for the Southwest Virtual Youth of the Year Experience!

June 3, 2021 at 7:00pm CDT

pre-show starts at 6:30pm CDT


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AT&T Logo
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BNSF
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BNSF
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Kat Kirk
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Wayne Sanders

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Nancy & Vivek Sankaran

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Judith & Wayne Allen

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Bank of America

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CBRE

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CVS

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Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

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Georgia-Pacific Cellulose

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Plastipak Packaging

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TD Securities

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US Bank

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ZT Corporate

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Barclays
Black & Veatch
Diane & Harold Brierley
Domtar
Martin Ellen

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EY
Fidelity Investments
Grand Rounds
HSBC Securities
Kronenberg Family

Benefactor

Merrill Lynch
Optum + UnitedHealthcare
Salesforce
Sewell
SMBC Group

Benefactor

Christy & Steven Williams

Contributor

Acorn Growth Companies
Amsted Industries
A-Plus Meetings & Incentives
Kathleen Block
Boss Fight Entertainment

Contributor

Annika Cail
Capital Advisors
Julie Chisum
Cigna
CR Meyer

Contributor

CTDI
The Daigle Family
Decker Communications
Valerie Dillion
DirectPath

Contributor

Melissa Ferjuste
Friends of AT&T
Tim Forrester
Graphic Packaging
Natalie Thompson Greco

Contributor

Clementine Ipour
Debra Hunter Johnson
JP Morgan
Clarissa Kelly
Natalia Kontorovsky

Contributor

Monica Kuykendoll
Tonia Kyles
Shannon Llewellyn
April Manson
Martin Marietta

Contributor

Sarah Maxwell
Patrick Means
Christina Menendez
Liz Minnella
Anji Mittal

Contributor

Lisa Montgomery
Sandra Moon
Sherri Mullins
Nefertari Mundy
Anjali Nair

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NBA
Brooke Noffsinger
Komal Ohri
Abi Perpall
Ashleigh Pogue

Contributor

Curry Del Pozzo
Kisha Quinn
Todd Rakestraw
Lindsay Reeves
Stephanie & David Russakov

Contributor

Connie & Bob Schmidt
Dr. Jessica Shepherd
Vishal Sibal
Leroy Sisco
Arisha Smith

Contributor

Brandy & Ryan Stafford
Cynthia Tucker
Trinity Industries
VSA Partners
Brittney Webb

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Loren Wohfield
Zimmermann
BigSpeak
DiversityInc
Robin Ellen

Sponsorships

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We keep everything as simple as possible for you, or your company, to join our esteemed sponsors.

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Review our Sponsorship Proposal

Click here to download a PDF guide outlining our program and sponsorship proposal.

Select your Engagement

Look closely at our engagement opportunities and the impact they'll have for both you and our Youth of the Year program.

Contact us to finalize

Send a quick email to Le Ta or call 254-855-3759. If you would like to pay your sponsorship by credit card right now, just click here!

Your Host: Paula Faris

Paula Faris is an Emmy-Award winning journalist, podcaster, speaker and best-selling author of “Called Out: Why I Traded Two Dream Jobs For A Life Of True Calling”.

Faris is currently the host of “The Paula Faris Podcast”. Most recently, she spent 9 years at ABC News, during which she was a co-anchor of “Good Morning America’s” weekend edition, co-host of “The View” and host of the “Journeys Of Faith” podcast. While at the network, Faris reported on everything from politics, news and entertainment to sports and faith, interviewing the likes of Hillary Clinton, Sean Spicer, Joe Biden, KellyAnne Conway, Tiger Woods, Reese Witherspoon, to the casts of “Star Wars” and “Avengers”.

Faris graduated from Cedarville University (‘97). She and her husband John reside in South Carolina with their three children.

2021 Youth Of The Year Committee

* Board of Governor, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
** National Trustee, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

National Trustees, Southwest Region

Taseer Badar

Chairman & CEO
ZT Corporate

Dan Borgen *

President
USD Group, LLC

Andrew Clyde

President & CEO
Murphy USA

Tom Codd

US Managing Partner, Fit for Growth
PwC

David Dunning **

Vice President, Corporate Development and Market Strategy
USD Group LLC

Hunt Harper **

Vice President - Wealth Management, Private Wealth Manager
Merrill Lynch

Karen Ideno

Group Vice President, Private Label - Sales, Product, and Marketing
Toyota

Charlotte Jones Anderson

EVP and Chief Brand Officer
Dallas Cowboys Football Club

Nathan Kroeker

Clint Murchison, III

Chief Executive Officer
Tecon Corporation

Rick Nagel

Managing Partner
Acorn Growth Companies

Kyle Pittenger

SVP of Talent Solutions
Pinnacle Talent Solutions

Mike Wheeler

Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Chief Procurement Officer
Fluor Corporation

Tom Williams

Group Vice President, Consumer Products
BNSF Railway Company

Colette Young

President
ExecuMate

* Board of Governor
** National Ambassador

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Your donation to the Youth of the Year program will help us more than you might realize. We work hard to make sure your dollars are used efficiently to help our youth.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event or wish to learn more, please contact Le Ta by email or (254) 855-3759.

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can provide books and virtual activities to help 70 kids build their reading skills

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can feed a healthy meal to 285 kids and teens

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can provide a week of homework help to 50 kids and teens

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can provide 5 hours of physical activity and team sports for 100 youth