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Video: Youth of the Year Explains His ‘Be-Word’

Representing Hoover School and the Redwood City Boys and Girls Club chapter, eighth grader Omar Allevan wins “Youth of the Year.”

His natural leadership, determination and natural eloquence are all evident within seconds of speaking with eighth grader Omar Allevan, 13.

But to Omar, creativity is his key to success. He lives by the motto “Be creative,” in order to innovate and work to collaborate with his peers.

He dreams big, but know that with hard work and perseverance he can achieve it. And the former Student Council president hopes to attend Sacred Heart Prep next year, working on submitting a solid application. Listen to his story and his speech that he presented at the Nov. 8 from the .

Sarah H. November 19, 2011 at 07:24 AM
Congratulations, Omar! Wonderful speech! Good luck to you - you have a very bright future!

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