BARRY BRADFORD NAMED ONE OF 'TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS' BY JAYCEES ORGANIZATION
Barry Bradford, owner and head coach of the Kankakee County Soldiers and owner of Example Sports was recently selected as one of the Illinois Jaycees' Ten Outstanding Young People of Illinois for 2013. He was nominated by the Kankakee Area Jaycees. This is the 48th year that the Illinois Jaycees have selected and honored outstanding young people from throughout Illinois.
The Ten Outstanding Young People of Illinois honorees are the leading examples of the highest qualities of citizenry in the state of Illinois. The Jaycees' mission is to empower young people to create positive change. The actions of each honoree demonstrate the Jaycees' slogan, “Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life.”
Bradford was nominated for the award by the Kankakee Area Jaycees based on his outstanding achievements throughout the community from his involvement in cultural achievement and athletic accomplishment. Bradford's active involvement in developing today's youth and community pride set him apart as a leader in the community.
This year's Ten Outstanding Young People of Illinois Honors Program will be held on Saturday, May 4 at the Springfield Hilton in conjunction with the Illinois Jaycees' Spring General Assembly Meeting.