Weis speaks to Boys and Girls Club

After a busy Wednesday at the Anderson Family Football Complex, Kansas coach Charlie Weis spoke to the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence Wednesday evening in the Lied Center.

Weis was selected to be the keynote speaker for the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence’s Youth of the Year event that recognizes outstanding local youth. The event will feature club members from ages 14 through 18 for success in service, leadership and development of positive personal character.

Weis spoke to the kids about community service and talked a little bit about Hannah and Friends, a charity for children with special needs. Weis also touched on Signing Day and what he looks for in a recruit, such as character and leadership.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence’s 2013 Youth of the Year nominees are Ajala Anavberokhai and Jalyn Brecheisen. The 2012-13 National Youth of the Year was awarded to Trei Dudley.

  • Updated Feb. 6, 2013 at 9:03 pm