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April 17, 2014

Boys & Girls Club celebrates its champions


The Haverhill Gazette

---- — The Boys & Girls Club had its big event of the year last week, and there were smiles all around.

The club had its annual Banquet of Champions at Michael’s Function Hall.

Club members and their families were treated to words from a true champion, as Kayla Harrison, the 2012 Olympic gold medalist in judo, spoke to the crowd. She described her journey to becoming an Olympic champion and gave words of advice to club members.

Taliah Jackson received the coveted 2014 Youth of the Year award.