Yessica Nevarez Villa – MHYC Corpsmember of the Year

Prior to joining Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC), Yessica “Yessi” Nevarez-Villa had dropped out of four high schools and was involved in a serious car accident as a result of drinking and driving. In February 2019, Yessi, determined to turn her life around, became a Corpsmember in the YouthBuild Construction track. In six short months,Go to Member Profile

Shelby Clark – WCYCC Corpsmember of the Year

The Weld County Youth Conservation Corps (WCYCC) is proud to nominate Shelby Clark as the 2018 Corpsmember of the Year.  This past season was Shelby’s first experience in youth corps after learning about the opportunity through a friend.  She was instantly recognized as a leader – someone who could be counted on by her peersGo to Member Profile

Brock Goode – SCC Los Valles Corpsmember of the Year

Southwest Conservation Corps – Los Valles (SCC-LV) is proud to nominate Charles Brock Goode as our 2018 Corpsmember of the Year.  Brock has served three terms on summertime high school crews based in Salida. Over those three years, we have seen his amazing work ethic and a tremendous growth in leadership. This year, he wasGo to Member Profile

Linlee Morrison – BCYC Corpsmember of the Year

It is with great pride that the Boulder County Youth Corps recognizes Linlee Morrison as the 2018 Corpsmember of the Year. Linlee is an 18-year old Longmont resident who is studying electrical engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Linlee began this season, her third with the corps, as a corpsmember.  Mid-season whenGo to Member Profile

Matthew Peyko – MHYC Denver Corpsmember of the Year

Mile High Youth Corps (Denver) is pleased to present Matthew Peyko as our 2018 Corpsmember of the Year.  Matt has served three terms with the corps, performing a total of 1,800 service hours.  His first introduction to Mile High Youth Corps was in 2016, as an individual who was introverted and had some self-doubts.  MattGo to Member Profile

Jacob Rogers – MHYC SFR Corpsmember of the Year

Mile High Youth Corps – Southern Front Range (MHYC-SFR) is pleased to present Jacob Rogers as our 2018 Corpsmember of the Year.  Before joining the corps world, Jacob felt a bit lost. He had dropped out of college and was jumping from job to job. When he found MHYC-SFR, he knew immediately that it wasGo to Member Profile

Brandon Irvin – WCCC Corpsmember of the Year

Brandon Irvin was working toward his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science at Colorado Mesa University in 2017 when he learned of the Western Colorado Conservation Corps (WCCC) from a friend.   He was very Interested in being outside and working on conservation projects so he decided to give the corps world a try. Brandon has nowGo to Member Profile

Amanda Grams-Martinez – SCC Four Corners Corpsmember of the Year

Prior to beginning her service with Southwest Conservation Corps – Four Corners, Amanda Grams-Martinez was working a stagnant retail job, feeling unmotivated and wanting more. She was not reaching her full potential and decided to make a change. Amanda jumped at the opportunity to join a chainsaw crew with the corps!  She has now servedGo to Member Profile

Christopher Merino – RMYC Corpsmember of the Year

Chris Merino grew up in Rifle, Colorado and participated in the first Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC) Community Development Crew (engaging members between the ages of 14 and 16) that was based in his hometown.  After successful completing that first term, he joined the Regional Service Crew (engaging members between the ages of 16 toGo to Member Profile

Elaina Burris – LCCC Corpsmember of the Year

Elaina Burris joined the Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) after learning about the position at a job fair held at her local library. She was seeking an opportunity where she could improve her community and public land – while also doing work she could enjoy. Elaina applied for and accepted a position with LCCC’s LandGo to Member Profile