Member Spotlight: Dante
"Everyone in the Club motivates me to do better and strive for success."
Dante became a member almost four years ago. He is 17 years old and in the 11th grade. He also serves as a Junior Staff member at the Aqueduct Club.
Why he became a member: "One of my friends told me about Boys & Girls Clubs and how fun it is, which made me want to join."
BGC experience: "Overall I'd definitely say that it's an amazing and fun experience. You have people your age, younger and older to hang out with. I'd rather be here than sitting at home."
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite television show: Criminal Minds
Favorite hobbies: Playing flag football and basketball with his friends. "I also enjoy playing Madden NFL against Mr. Eric at my Club, because I usually beat him."
Favorite NFL team: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite NBA team: Los Angeles Lakers
Top 3 NBA players: 1) Kobe Bryant 2) Stephen Curry 3) LeBron James
Post-graduation: Plans to go to college to study engineering to one day become a mechanical engineer
Fun fact: He is in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. "I've always been very interested in mechanics and how they work. I knew that it was best to start learning about engineering early to prepare myself for my courses in college."
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