Young Academic Achievers (YAA)

Young Academic Achievers is a segment of Brooklyn45’s 30-minute television program that airs weekly.  The purpose of Young Academic Achievers, also known as YAA, is to encourage academic excellence through the powerful medium of television by recognizing the achievements of middle school and high school students.  Featuring a YAA is expected to motivate the peers and parents of that YAA.

YAA are required to meet the following criteria:

  1. be a current middle school or high school student;
  2. have a grade point average of 90 or above;
  3. participate in some activity in school, the community, or with an organization;
  4. be a Brooklyn resident

Brooklyn45 invites schools, parent-teacher organizations, block associations, community and religious organizations to identify outstanding students who satisfy the above criteria. 

Contact us at and provide the students name, parent name, phone number and email address. 

Daniel Dudley

School: The Kew Forest School
Grade: 12th Grade

Daniel Dudley is a senior at The Kew Forest School.  His desire is to be a design engineer. The path he is taking to prepare him includes numerous advanced placement classes and global exposure.  Daniel was part of a team that visited Costa Rica to build and refurbish homes and a water filtration system.  He is also a member of the Model United Nations Club where he learns about world issues, diplomacy and leadership.



Opportunities are open for middle and high school students at Brooklyn public schools to come to our TV studios and talk about themselves, their performance in school and any non-school activities they are involved in.

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