Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County Member Receives Scholarship from UW

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Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member, Julaire Doak, received the Great Futures Gold Standard Scholarship from the University Of Wyoming. She was presented a check by University of Wyoming, Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Kyle Moore, at the the Youth of the Year Recognition Breakfast on February 12th. Pictured (left to right): Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, Kyle Moore, Scholarship recipient, Julaire Doak, and Director of Admissions, Shelley Dodd.

SWEETWATER COUNTY– Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member, Julaire Doak, was among three recipients to receive the Great Futures Gold Standard Scholarship Award from the University of Wyoming.

The Great Futures Gold Standard Scholarship Award is a competitive scholarship that is open to 12th grade Club members who consistently attend their local Boys & Girls Club. This scholarship provides tuition and fees for up to 6 years in the amount of $20,000 at University of Wyoming.

This year, three Club members throughout the state of Wyoming were selected as recipients: Julaire Doak from the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County, Jacob Pacheco from the Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County, and Leanna Rowland from the Boys & Girls Club of Central Wyoming.

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“We are ecstatic for Julaire,” said Lisa Stewart, Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County CEO. “Julaire has been a Club member for 7 years and we are excited for her to receive the Great Futures Gold Standard Scholarship Award that will help her reach her ultimate goal of becoming an orthodontist.

“The partnership that Boys & Girls Clubs in Wyoming have built with the University of Wyoming has been very rewarding. We are excited that our members have access to opportunities that help make their futures great,” said Stewart.

The partnership between the University of Wyoming and the Boys & Girls Clubs in Wyoming has opened many doors. The intention is to plant the seed of possibility for club youth to attend college and demonstrate the potential that lies beyond high school.

Thank you to the University of Wyoming for investing in the youth of the Boys & Girls Clubs across the state.

If you want to know more about how you can provide opportunities to Club youth, please contact Lisa Stewart at (307)382-2639 or bgcofsw@gmail.com.