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Alex

My name is Alex and I'm an 8th grader at Pulaski Middle School. I have a brother, sister, oh yeah - and a goldfish. Basketball is my favorite sport, but I also really like football and golf. Besides sports, I enjoy video games, snapchat, and after school programs. When I get older, I am going to have a job related to sports. I expect to be an even better leader in the future than I am today. I would like to tell my peers to stay inspired!

Daniel

Hello! My name is Daniel and I’m a freshman at New Britain High. When I’m not participating in the Youth Leadership Group, I really enjoy playing music and learning new instruments. I’d like to go to college to learn how to make music my career, as a choir director. One thing I’d like to tell my peers is to celebrate your uniqueness and accept others for theirs!

Malia

Hi! My name is Malia and I’m a student at HALS Academy. I play basketball and softball, and I’ve also been learning to play piano for about a year now. When I’m not practicing sports or music, I like to watch Youtube and play with my pets, a dog and a fish. I’m really proud to be a member of the Youth Leadership Group because we’re spreading awareness about Youth Prevention, and helping my peers to live happier and healthier lives!

Dede

Hi! I’m Dede Perez, a rising senior at New Britain High School where I am on the cheerleading team. Besides cheerleading, I like to participate in the New Britain Parks and Rec after school program and the YWCA House of Teens. I also love playing with my husky, Oden. After graduating high school, I hope to go to college for nursing. As a member of the Youth Leadership Group, I want to help make a difference, and remind my peers to stay motivated and be heard!

Analise

I’m Analise and I’m currently in the 7th grade at HALS Academy. A fun fact about me is that I love being active - I play basketball and golf, I love to swim, and I’m a competitive dancer! In my free time, I like to read or go on Tik Tok. After graduation, I want to attend Brown University to become a medical oncologist! As a member of the Youth Leadership Group, I’m excited about all the opportunities there are to help me be successful, and I’d like to remind my peers that they have access to all these opportunities too!

  • Alex

    My name is Alex and I'm an 8th grader at Pulaski Middle School. I have a brother, sister, oh yeah - and a goldfish. Basketball is my favorite sport, but I also really like football and golf. Besides sports, I enjoy video games, snapchat, and after school programs. When I get older, I am going to have a job related to sports. I expect to be an even better leader in the future than I am today. I would like to tell my peers to stay inspired!

  • Daniel

    Hello! My name is Daniel and I’m a freshman at New Britain High. When I’m not participating in the Youth Leadership Group, I really enjoy playing music and learning new instruments. I’d like to go to college to learn how to make music my career, as a choir director. One thing I’d like to tell my peers is to celebrate your uniqueness and accept others for theirs!

  • Malia

    Hi! My name is Malia and I’m a student at HALS Academy. I play basketball and softball, and I’ve also been learning to play piano for about a year now. When I’m not practicing sports or music, I like to watch Youtube and play with my pets, a dog and a fish. I’m really proud to be a member of the Youth Leadership Group because we’re spreading awareness about Youth Prevention, and helping my peers to live happier and healthier lives!

  • Dede

    Hi! I’m Dede Perez, a rising senior at New Britain High School where I am on the cheerleading team. Besides cheerleading, I like to participate in the New Britain Parks and Rec after school program and the YWCA House of Teens. I also love playing with my husky, Oden. After graduating high school, I hope to go to college for nursing. As a member of the Youth Leadership Group, I want to help make a difference, and remind my peers to stay motivated and be heard!

  • Analise

    I’m Analise and I’m currently in the 7th grade at HALS Academy. A fun fact about me is that I love being active - I play basketball and golf, I love to swim, and I’m a competitive dancer! In my free time, I like to read or go on Tik Tok. After graduation, I want to attend Brown University to become a medical oncologist! As a member of the Youth Leadership Group, I’m excited about all the opportunities there are to help me be successful, and I’d like to remind my peers that they have access to all these opportunities too!

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