Eighth Grade Student to Represent Town in Boston

Benjamin Nigrosh of Hopkinton and Michaela Campbell of Holliston will participate in this year's Project 351.

Hopkinton resident Benjamin Nigrosh and Holliston resident Michaela Campbell have been nominated as "Eighth-Grade Ambassadors" to represent their towns in Project 351 in Boston on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. 

These students were selected for Project 351 by the superintendent of the school district because of their exceptional commitment to service.

Nigrosh and Campbell will be joining Governor Patrick and other students from across the Commonwealth to work on community service projects in the city. 

“I welcome Project 351 Ambassadors from across the Commonwealth to unite in the spirit of service,” said Governor Deval Patrick in a press release this week. “Our young people have unlimited potential to create positive change across our Commonwealth, our nation and our world. Project 351 recognizes that while providing a wonderful opportunity to inspire, challenge and motivate our next generation of leaders to give back and make a significant impact in our community.”

About Project 351

Chaired by Governor Deval Patrick, Project 351 celebrates the ethic of service, youth leadership, and the power of community to uplift and unite. Eighth-grade Ambassadors from cities and towns across the Commonwealth are nominated by local educators for unique leadership and service opportunities over a year’s term. Project 351, an independent non-profit organization, promotes the values of kindness, compassion, commitment, humility, and generosity of spirit though the positive example of its Ambassadors. An engaged community of partners from the private and non-profit sector enable the mission of Project 351 and includes: John Hancock, Brookfield Renewal Energy Group, Highland Street Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Pfizer, AT&T, and Bank of America.  For more information, please contact: info@project351.com.


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