Greek Orthodox Youth of America

G.O.Y.A., which stands for Greek Orthodox Youth of America, is open to all youth grades six through twelve. JR. G.O.Y.A. is offered to all students in grades six through eight and SR. G.O.Y.A. is available to all students in grades nine through twelve. As with other youth programs of our faith, G.O.Y.A. serves to develop Christian Orthodox fellowship and proper Orthodox formation. Cincinnati GOYA consists of religious, athletic, and social programs that encourage the fellowship of its members along with other members of the Detroit Diocese. New members are always welcome!


Fr. Mark Emroll - Presiding Priest
Vivian Kapourales - Outreach and Communication Advisor
George Maris - Financial Advisor
Stephanie Polen - Fellowship Meeting Advisor


Dean Georgostathis - President
Georgia Papakirk - Vice-President
Nina Heister - Secretary
Niko Papakirk - Assistant Secretary
Theo Maris - Treasurer
Emma Richardson - Assistant Treasurer