My CYT Story: Overcoming

The following story was submitted by Isabella Y. from CYT Sacramento for the 2019 My CYT Story Competition. When I was younger my mom had to come with me to everything—every church and school event, and even places where I had friends. I was so shy and scared of everything I didn’t learn how to Continue Reading

My CYT Story: The Lonely Life of a CYT Dad

CYT is a family event, but sometimes it’s hard for the whole family to get involved. CYT Dad Ed R. from Sacramento shares some of the struggles of being a working parent who’s family is involved in CYT. Through the ups and downs, Ed knows it’s worth every second! CYT. What is this thing? My Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Growing Confidence and Friendships

The following story was submitted by Ellie H. from CYT Sacramento for our 2018 My CYT Story Contest. When I was in 6th grade, I was a painfully shy kid who had a lot of trouble making friends. All of my friends had been put into different classes than I was in at my school, and most Continue Reading

My CYT Story: More than just Performing

The following story was submitted by Naomi H. from CYT Sacramento for our 2018 My CYT Story Contest. CYT has been such an amazing place to grow! I have been in four shows, and loved every one of them! I knew I wanted to do do something artistic with my life, and CYT seemed like the next Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Being Myself

The following story was submitted by Megan R. from CYT Sacramento for our 2018 My CYT Story Contest. When I think of CYT, I think of kindness, compassion, love. At CYT we’re all family. We respect each other; we love each other; we go through tough times together; and still we make it through. At CYT we Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Full of Life and CYT

The following story was submitted by Samantha O. from CYT Sacramento for our 2018 My CYT Story Contest. I spent the summer after my 8th grade year in a lot of prayer and self-thought. I came out of a rough couple of years, and was desperate for a new community. My summer was fun, but there was Continue Reading