October 27, 2023

The Honorable School Board Member Dr. Steve Gallon III will be inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Alumni Hall of Fame as a member of the 2023 Class. The induction event will take place during the Clubs’ “Wild About Kids” Gala, with the theme Motown, at the Loews Coral Gables Hotel in Miami, Florida, on October 28, 2023.
Dr. Gallon, who grew up in Liberty City and was a member of the Northwest Boys Club during the late 70’s, would go on to become a teacher, principal, District administrator, Superintendent of Schools, and now the elected School Board Member for District 1.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Alumni Hall of Fame honors prominent citizens in the community who, as children, were members of a local Boys and Girls Club. Mayor of Miami Gardens Rodney Harris, WNBA player Erica Wheeler, and Actor Alex Livinalli are to be included into this honorable recognition and induction alongside Dr. Gallon.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1946. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to six Clubs and sites combined serving thousands of boys and girls year-round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. Club staffing, initiatives, and programs are designed to inspire and enable area youth and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream. For more information, please visit,,,,, or call 305.446.9910.

“I’m deeply humbled and honored to receive this recognition and induction into the Alumni Hall of Fame of an organization that has and continues to provide support, guidance and mentoring, and serve as a beacon of hope to children and youth,” Dr. Gallon said.

“My time at the Northwest Boys Club in the mid to late 70’s provided me with a foundation grounded in discipline, perseverance, and teamwork.