Congratulations to Mack’s Mahlik Smith!

“With his dreams of becoming a doctor, he demonstrates strong academic promise. His passion for succeeding, and proving the odds wrong is going to carry him a long way.”

March 26th, 2015


A big congratulations to Mahlik Smith!! He’s Oakland’s Boys and Girls Club new 2015 Youth of the Year!!

He now advances to the Northern California level in Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year program and competition. Mahlik is one of 12 Youth from Boys & Girls Club organizations around Northern California. Boys and Girls Club Oakland has had two Regional Youth of the Year honorees in prior years but never a National winner. So wish Mahlik good luck!!

Mahlik has also been featured right here on ONews – in the stories on McClymonds bike building project and also Youth Focus with Superintendent Antwan Wilson.


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