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Scholar Spotlight: The Making of the Class of 2024 – My Path from YMCA Tiger Academy to College GraduationBy: Jewel Hardwick When I was just a young student at YMCA Tiger Academy, the idea of attending college always loomed large. From early on, the teachers and staff instilled in us that we were the “Class of 2024” — a graduating class with a defined path to earn our...
Staff Spotlight: February Love Stories — Kathy & Burt CannonTheir journey at the Y began in the spring of 1996 when they started their first jobs as high school students. Starting in Youth Development, they began their careers in our Summer Camp and Before and After School Programs. Over the past 28 years, they have worn many hats within...
Staff Spotlight: February Love Stories — Tim & Candace BurrowsCandace is the Associate Vice President of Day Camp, Family Programs & Community Engagement. Tim is the Vice President of Operations and Healthy Living. Candace and Tim met back in 2013 when they were assigned on a new project together. As they were working together, there was definitely a spark...
Staff Spotlight: February Love Stories — Richard & Jessica BombachThe Bombachs get to live and serve in the booming metropolis of Keystone Heights, home of YMCA Camp Immokalee.  Jessica serves as the Group Retreat and Events Director and Richard is the Executive Director. Why They Love the Y: Our faith is a big part of our marriage, family, and...
Staff Spotlight: February Love Stories — Georgette & Tony ButlerGeorgette, Brooks Family YMCA Group Fitness Coordinator, coordinates a group exercise schedule that encompasses 92 land and water based classes.  Tony serves as the Property Manager of North Jacksonville and Nassau County YMCAs, including the YMCA Tiger Academy Charter School, Johnson Family YMCA, YMCA at Wildlight and McArthur Family YMCA....