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State Representative Gianna C.

“It is my hope that my generation will eradicate bullying, and embrace the belief that each of us is a little bit different for a reason.”

-Gianna

Why Gianna was Nominated:

Gianna is a freshman at Lancaster High and reigning Miss New York winner with a platform called Banding Against Bullying. Gianna created and implemented a program at Lancaster Middle School last year in conjunction with the student council. The idea was that during the month of October, which is bullying awareness month, purple bracelets saying “Being Bully Free Begins With Me” were dispersed to help bullying prevention. This year she will continue by mentoring students at LMS to carry on the project. Not only does it encourage students to wear them in a showing of solidarity and acceptance, but it also lets someone being bullied know that they can go to another student with a bracelet on for support. Gianna has also already reached out to me, the liaison for our Bullyproof Partnership Initiative here at the High School, to seek out opportunities to participate in our efforts to bring awareness about bullying and spread a message of kindness throughout our district.

 

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State Representative Connor N.

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“Everyone should have the right to feel as if they have a rightful place in their school community.”

-Connor

Why Connor was Nominated:

Connor Napolitano is an officer in our Student Council. My co-advisor and I feel Connor would be an ideal candidate to serve as a Be Strong Representative and founder of We Dine Together at Ardsley High.

 

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State Representative Maximus M.

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“We all have our struggles and we need to be more accepting and help each other out.”

-Maximus

Why Maximus was Nominated:

Max is a student athlete with great integrity and understanding of his peers in our school and community. There have been kids being bullied as well as an issue with suicide in our community. I am looking to Max as a leader on our football and wrestling teams to be proactive.

 

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State Representative Hunter S.

“I promise to always try my best and to be a good example to the people around me.”

-Hunter

Why Hunter was Nominated:

Hunter has always had a good heart and looked out for those less fortunate or those just not fitting in. This year he started his own club which is similar to We Dine Together after watching a video about the club. At 10 years old he created a presentation and went to his teachers and school administration and was approved to start it in his grade, 4th grade. Out of 160 students in 4th grade, he got about 100 to join. He gave up his lunch and recess to teach people about inclusion and spread the word. Unfortunately, this year is close to ending so he will pick up again next year and hopefully be able to grow this into something official and bigger throughout our entire district. Formalizing this club is his ultimate goal. He is very passionate about reaching out to all students and making everyone feel included.

 

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State Representative Kylie P.

“I decided to step in and become friends with him which got him out of the way of a very bad situation.”

-Kylie

Why Kylie was Nominated:

Kylie is new to the district this year. Prior to Palmyra-Macedon, she lived inIllinois. Her parents are members of the military with her dad retiring this past yearand her mom retiring in the near future. Kylie was born in Japan and has lived all around the world. She is a pleasant addition to the Palmyra-Macedon family. She is always willing to work with students and looks for lead roles in a quiet leader way. As a new student, she has accepted everyone as they are. Just recently, she brought in a shoe boxofschool supplies for other students who may need them. She was notaskedtodothis but noticed some of her peers don’t have their own calculator, pencils, pens, etc… Kylie is like a breath of fresh air inthe middle school.

 

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State Representative Kyle R.

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“The goal: to help eradicate bullying & loneliness across the globe. I myself have known what it’s like to be exceedingly bullied, so this is a personal mission for me… I hope you can join me.”

-Kyle

Why Kyle was Nominated:

Kyle is mature beyond his years and has proven to me over the past three school years to be dedicated, hard working, and extremely loyal. In addition, he is very outgoing and has the ability to converse with anyone, including other students and adults. There is no doubt that he has the ability to lead and be the back bone of Be Strong & We Dine Together at Briarcliff High School.

 

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