Bigs of the Year

Out of thousands of mentors, two are chosen by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as the top mentors each year. At its National Conference in San Diego, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America announced the 2017 Big Brother of the Year and Big Sister of the Year. 

Big Brother Terence and Little Brother Terrell
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati
Ohio

A BIG Congratulations to Terence Daniels, our 2017 Big Brother of the Year! From BBBS of Greater Cincinnati, he has been matched with Little Brother Terrell for seven years. A National Guardsman, Terence stayed consistent with Terrell even when he was deployed to Iraq.

“I am in Terrell’s corner no matter what,” Terence says. “Our relationship has stood the test of time because I always find a way to be consistent in his life.” Thank you Terence for having a BIG impact in Terrell’s life and being a BIG role model for others.

Big Sister Erin and Little Sister Noelle
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska
Alaska

A BIG Congratulations to Erin Barry, our 2017 Big Sister of the Year! From BBBS of Alaska, she has been matched with Little Sister Noelle for six years. Erin has been an encouraging figure and sounding board for Noelle.

"More than anything,” she says, “just being Noelle's friend/mentor, a person who cares, is all that's really needed." Thank you Erin for having a BIG impact in Noelle’s life and being a BIG role model for others.

2016 Bigs of the Year

Big Brother Sabin and Little Brother Lawrence
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles
California

Big Sister Laura and Little Sister Emily
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana
Indiana

2015 Bigs of the Year

Big Brother Chris and Little Brother Darrion
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
Missouri


Big Sister Carrie and Little Sister Regina
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State
Indiana

2014 Bigs of the Year


Big Brother Tom and Little Brother Amir
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey
New Jersey


Big Sister Dakotah and Little Sister Peggy
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands
Nebraska

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