Argo Named YMCA’s Big Buddy of the Year
Saint James School’s Sadie Argo won the citywide YMCA Alisa Roberts Second Mile Award as the City of Montgomery’s Most Outstanding Big Buddy for her work with her “little buddy,” Da’Marcus Jackson. Nominees for the award come from a variety of area schools sponsoring an IPRYL class in their curriculum. Jackson is a student at area public school Vaughn Road Elementary, with whom Argo was paired as a mentor. The award is given to the Big Buddy who goes the “second mile” for their little buddy and to the individual who has gained the respect of their peers and adults. The award, presented on April 10, marked the culmination of the Interpersonal Relations/Youth Leadership class, sponsored at a variety of area schools by the YMCA of Montgomery.