Congressman Castro Addresses Young Achievers Group


WHAT:       Congressman will address a group of 8th grade students from SAISD’s Rhodes Middle School. Among attendees will be Boys & Girls Clubs Young Achievers program members who’ve just completed a college prep and mentorship program.


WHO:        US Rep. Joaquin Castro
                   Angie Mock, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio CEO
                   8th grade students from Rhodes Middle School – BGCSA Young Achiever’s Program, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council, and other groups


WHEN:      Friday, May 24, 2013 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:    Rhodes Middle School
                   3000 Tampico, San Antonio, TX 78207


DETAILS:  Congressman Castro was recently inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Alumni Hall of Fame. This annual honor is bestowed upon a select few Club alumni who have achieved success in chosen career fields.


Congressman Castro attended the Calderon Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio, located in the west side of San Antonio on 19th Street. For his mother, Rosie Castro, the Boys & Girls Clubs was a special place. “As a single mom raising two active boys, the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio was a mother’s dream come true. I knew my boys were safe and being influenced by caring adults,” she said.



About Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio
Founded in 1939, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio serves more than 8,800 members annually at five branch locations and 42 on-site school locations.  The Clubs provide after school and summer programs that develop and enhance academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles in youth ages six-to-18 years old, paying particular attention to those who need these programs most.  As a result of the Clubs’ programs, young people are inspired and enabled to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.  For more information, visit the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio website at:

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