2017 Youth of the Year

johan2Johan Cruz Hernandez is an honor student at Holyoke High School in his sophomore year.  He has been a member of the Club since he was 6 years old starting off in our Lyman Unit.  Johan currently works as a Peer Leader at our Toepfert Unit site.  He is a member of our Keystone Leadership group as well as a member of the Holyoke Youth Task Force and the Upward Bound Program.

Johan also participates in cross country and track at Holyoke High and was named to the All Western Mass Track Team this past fall.  Johan is not only an outstanding student athlete. He is an outstanding role model to our younger youth and truly understands the importance of being involved in your community. Johan has plans to pursue a career in Engineering.  He will graduate from Holyoke High School in June of 2019.