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For nearly 30 years God has faithfully blessed the work of Buttafuoco & Associates to help rebuild the lives of accident, injury and medical malpractice victims.  Because of the Lord's provision, the firm has created YCL as an opportunity to help young Christians be ministers in the marketplace—whether in education, government, law, media, the public and private sectors, science or sports.

Last Month's Winners

Vanessa Agovida

Vanessa Agovida

St. Joseph's Parish, Somers Point, NJ

Career Goal: Television / Radio / Film Production
GPA: 3.9
College: Fordham University

“Vanessa is a humble, self-motivated student with an outstanding attitude. She is both dedicated and conscientious, which I believe is a direct reflection of both her faith and her upbringing… She takes her education and the development of her talents very seriously and is genuinely a joy to be around… She is genuinely a good person in the deepest sense of the word – moral, responsible, honest, joyful, meticulous; a pleasure to work with and a pleasure to know.” – Nancy Orlando, Summer Youth Group Organizer
Kimberly Rutherford

Kimberly Rutherford

The United Christian Church, Brooklyn, NY

Career Goal: Doctor
College: Penn State University

“Kimberly is an exceptional young lady. She is self-motivated and a quick learner who is dedicated to producing, learning, growing and sharing her knowledge with others. She is compassionate, dependable, and flexible especially as she wore a few hats.” – Sharon Codner-Walker, Clinical Chaplain & Director at SUNY Downstate Medical Center

World Changers Award

Dawn Fotopulos, Associate Professor of Business

The Kings College - New York, NY

As associate professor of business at The King's College in NY, Dawn Fotopulos, teaches principles of management, business strategy, and introduction to marketing. She has over 20 years of experience in the marketplace in various industries. Dawn has also created a phenomenal website called, which has helped many small businesses and entrepreneurs. Read more »

The YCL Community, with your help, wishes to recognize extraordinary individuals who are sacrificially investing their talents and resources in helping our youth to become World Changers. Help us honor those who you feel should be the recipient of the next "World Changers Award". Recommend Our Next Honoree

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