Paula is the 2020 Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County. She has been a Club member for eight years.
Paula is an officer for her local Keystone Club, a teen group that plans community service activities and builds leadership skills. She also participates actively in the SMART Girls and Career Launch programs at the Club.
The Club is my anchor, and the people close to me give me my strength. – Paula
Paula’s volunteer experience includes helping out at her local food bank, running library programs, and tutoring elementary-age youth in math.
After graduation, Paula plans to study political science and business at the University of Washington, with hopes of becoming a lawyer. She will be the first in her family to attend college.
Support Paula at the virtual Washington State Youth of the Year event on May 8!