The Club is a place where I can express myself and truly feel like I belong. - Kristina Petkova, 2021 Goshen Club Youth of the Year
As a seventh grader, Kristina Petkova impresses others with her ability to build rapport and to connect with ease. Attending Club since she was in first grade, she describes Club as a magical land where you can be anything' and one does 'not have to worry about what people think of you.' Kristina is a member of Torch Club, Secretary of 4H and a coach for Girls on the Run. Kristina knows the Boys & Girls Club Elkhart County as the 'place where I can express myself and truly feel like I belong.' As the Goshen Youth of the Year, Kristina lives into the mission of becoming a 'productive, caring and responsible citizen.'