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Let's Talk about the Dynamy Youth Academy Program

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Dynamy, Youth Academy

The Dynamy Youth Academy program is a college-success and leadership program for undeserved youth in the Worcester Public Schools. The program has recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary. We serve up to 60 students, who in the course of four years receive high mentoring, college and career readiness, leadership development, complete internships and community service hours, as well as camping trips. 

Ximena Betancur is a Junior in the Youth Academy program and a Junior at Worcester Technical High school. 

Emi Golloshi is an alumna of the Youth Academy Class of 2012. Emi is currently at Clark University and wants to study psychology. 

Etel Capacchione has been the Youth Academy Program Director since 2010. Etel has a passion for working with young people, mentoring, guiding and helping young people achieve their dreams. Etel takes every chance she has to promote the talent of her young people in the program. A strong advocate for youth, she works tirelessly to make sure that Youth Academy students take advantage of every educational opportunity that is presented to them, as well as encourages youth to get involved in the community. Etel is also proud mom of two young boys, and serves on the Board of Directors at the YWCA.