Memphis "Beat the Odds" Supporting the positive potential of young people

Past Recipients


The stories of MBTO recipients are often inspiring and uplifting, bringing attention to the resiliency of youth. We hope that through our efforts, Memphis “Beat the Odds” celebrations will serve as catalysts for additional community involvement on behalf of children and youth. 

For a complete list of past award winners visit here.

Many MBTO Award recipients continue to make strides after they are recognized and honored. 

Several have finished high school, gone to college, finished college and are now functioning as responsible adults and citizens in their respective communities.

Some have received national media attention  for their success in the face of adversity.
Please enjoy these photos from our fabulous event held May 21st, 2015 at Lindenwood Church. 

2013 Awards Celebration

2011 Awards Celebration
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