Nakia Williams

Brookhaven’s Boys & Girls Club has named Nakia Williams its Youth of the Year. The award, the club’s highest honor, recognizes teens who work hard, invest in themselves and their communities, and have their sights set on achievement, the club said. Williams, a senior at Berkmar High School in Lilburn, is lead advisor for the Girl Talk program, president of the Keystone Club, vice president of Family Career and Community Leaders, and a member of the Sign Language Club.