Dancing into a Great Future
She came to the Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County at the age of 7. Kavi Zuniga was quiet and shy and didn’t make friends easily. What did the Club do for this young girl? It re-established a passion for dance that started when she was only five years old and gave her the confidence to dance and sing in front of others. Kavi had taken ballet lessons for two years when she was younger, but had to quit due to financial limitations....
“When I was 5 years old, I wanted to be a mermaid. When I was 6 years old, I wanted to be a paleontologist. But from the time I was 7 until just a couple years ago, all I wanted to be was safe.”
Brittany Burgess, BGC Oklahoma
Youth of the Year candidate
From Pryor, OK