Katie Theberge, incoming Freshman at Laconia High School, was nominated by program Director, Christine Gingerella to represent Project EXTRA at the 21st CCLC 2015 Summer Institute, Student Voices Conference. The conference was held in Dallas, Texas on July 27-29, 2015. Katie was selected by the US Department of Education as one of 7 students nationally, selected to be part of a two year commitment project.
Over the next two years, Katie will participate in two yearly events to accomplish the goals set out during our first meeting in Dallas, Texas. In addition, U.S. Department of Education (ED) will track Katie’s academic, social, and community service activities to show the great work she will do within her school and community as well as to use her success to inspire other youth.