On Sunday, May 14, 2023 - students from Youth Eco Solutions (YES!) assembled near home plate and watched themselves on the Jumbotron, waiting nervously for the announcer to reveal the results of the annual YES! Competition. Twins mascot T.C. Bear stood by, eager to celebrate with the winners. The 2023 State Champion, and receiving $500, was the Royalton YES! Team. During the school year, over 40
Farewell and Thank You, Mary Beth Botz!
YES! would like to congratulate Mary Beth Botz, Sleepy Eye YES! co-coach, on her upcoming retirement! During the last 13 years, Mary Beth guided nearly 200 YES! students from St. Mary’s Catholic School to successfully complete numerous team projects in partnership with Sleepy Eye Public School students and co-coach Deb Reinarts. When asked about her favorite coaching memory, Mary Beth said