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Boys Town Alum and Family-Teachers® honored

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  • On Thursday, April 25, three members of the Boys Town family were honored for their outstanding commitment to children and families during the Association of Children's Residential Centers (ACRC) Conference in New Orleans.
     
  • Long-time Boys Town Louisiana Family-Teachers®, Herman and Yvonne Clayton, received the Albert E. Trieschman Award for their commitment to excellence in direct-care work with youth. The couple has proudly served as Family-Teachers for 15 years, masterfully implementing the Boys Town Model® and strengthening our residential programs.    

  • Boys Town Louisiana alum and former employee, Sonya Brown, received the Tricialouise Gurley-Millard Youth Advocacy Award for her role in serving and advocating for teens who age out of the foster care system. She is a founder and executive director of Project 18, a nonprofit that provides support to current and former foster care youth.