West Roxbury Academy's Jaylin Green Earns Winter Youth Spotlight Award in Leadership

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino presented Green with the award on Feb. 2.


Boston Mayor Thomas Menino presented the Winter Youth Spotlight Award in Leadership to Jaylin Green, a senior at City Roots Alternative High School at West Roxbury Academy.

The award was given to Green on Sat., Feb. 2, and is offered to a middle or high school student in Boston who has demonstrated exceptional leadership. The winner is chosen by a selection committee comprised of current representatives of the Mayor’s Youth Council, according to a press release.

Green has served as a peer educator with the Boston Public Health Commission’s Start Strong Program since 2008, working to prevent teen dating violence and promote healthy relationships.


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