Harrison Barnes Announces 2012-13 Boys & Girls Club First Team
Warriors NBA All-Rookie First Team Member Honors Local Youth For Academic Achievements and Community Involvement

Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes today announced the members of his 2012-13 Boys & Girls Club First Team, honoring five Bay Area youth who have excelled academically and actively give back to their community. This announcement coincides with Barnes being named to the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie First Team earlier this year.

The 2012-13 Boys & Girls Club First Team will be given an autographed Barnes jersey and recognized at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority's Warriors Rally tonight, Wednesday, May 22 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Oracle Arena to celebrate the success of the Golden State Warriors 2012-2013 season. Barnes will also take the five winners to lunch during the summer to reward them for their achievements, specific date to be announced at a later date.

The 2012-13 Boys & Girls Club First Team include:

  • Azeb Berhane - Boys & Girls Club of Oakland
  • Minh Nguyen - Boys & Girls Club of San Leandro
  • Elvis Spijodic - Alameda Boys & Girls Club
  • Frederica Webster - West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club
  • Tony Williams - Boys & Girls Club of El Sobrante
  • Earlier this year, Harrison, an alumnus of the Boys & Girls Club in Ames, Iowa, from third to eight grades, launched the Harrison Barnes Tickets for Education Program where he hosted 15 Boys & Girls Club members from around the Bay Area each game during the 2012-13 season.