Lorene Jackson Receives National Award at Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference

May 09, 2019
Lorene Jackson Receives National Award at Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference
 
Winterville, NC –Lorene Jackson, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Chief Development Officer was awarded the 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Masters & Mentors Award at the BGCA 2019 National Conference held in Houston, Texas. The Masters and Mentors Award is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s highest award bestowed on Boys & Girls Clubs professionals by The Professional Association. This award honors Club professionals who have shown a commitment to professional growth and the highest degree of competency and performance. “Lorene has a distinguished career serving our nation's youth and we are privileged to have her here. She has a legacy of not only leading great programs for youth, but also in developing great leaders. This esteemed honor is well deserved,” stated Kimberly Boyd, President & CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain.

Lorene is a graduate of Concordia University with a Masters of Art in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Tennessee. Formerly National Vice President at Boys & Girls Clubs of America, she also served at the national level in Government Relations, focused on procuring federal and state support for organizations across the Southeast. She is a proven leader through her 20-year history of working with nonprofits focused on underprivileged youth and quality programming.
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain promotes Academic Success through programs such as Money Matters and Power Hour; Healthy Lifestyles through programs like Passport to Manhood, SMART Moves, and Street SMART; and Good Character and Citizenship by offering programs such as Junior Staff and Keystone Club.
 
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. There are 17 Clubs throughout Pitt, Beaufort, Lenoir, Martin, Greene, Carteret, and Craven Counties serving approximately 1,400 members daily and over 3,100 annually. Club programs focus on academic success, healthy lifestyles, and character and citizenship with an over-arching goal of building strong children and communities. For more information, visit the Clubs online at www.bgccp.com or call (252) 355-2345.
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