Ralph Wilson Youth Club awards a Boy and Girl of the Month monthly over the duration of the year to club members who exemplify qualities of leadership, kindness, selflessness, and are courteous to others. The award is voted on by the staff of RWYC and is presented monthly. Winners of the monthly award are eligible to win the annual Boy and Girl of the Year Award.



Penelope Olivencia is a 3rd grade student at Scott Elementary. She enjoys spending her spare time getting a pedicure. Known for her array of fancy sneakers, it is no surprise that fashion is one of her obsessions. Nails, shoes, and clothing are at the top of this 8-year old’s list of passions. Penelope is also involved in gymnastics. Known for her infectious personality, she can often be found playing with her friends in the game room. Although small in stature, Penelope is considered mature beyond her years. Penelope is the daughter of Marissa Castano. Ms. Castano was also the Ralph Wilson Youth Club Girl of the Year in 1998!



Gabriel Garcia is a 7th grade student at Travis Science Academy. ‘Gabe’ as he is called, is a big sports fan. He is a wide receiver on the 7th grade football team. He also intends to run track for his 7th grade year. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 153 and trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His favorite football teams are the Texas Longhorns and Dallas Cowboys. In his spare time, he likes to watch the Simpsons and play video games. Gabe has been a member at the youth club for six years. His mother attended the youth club in her adolescent years, and his younger sister currently attends the youth club. Gabriel is the son of Kelly and Andrew Garcia.

2023 boy & girl of the month