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Metta Winners - 2018-2019

Grace Austin

November 2018

Cambridge, MA

Metta Students visited Cambridge Rindge & Latin School in Cambridge, MA in on Thursday, November 15 to honor Grace Austin. Grace is our November 2018 and 57th Metta Students recipient. Our mission is to recognize high school students who perform random acts of love and kindness. Grace epitomizes what we are all about.

Grace, a senior, volunteers in many school and community service activities at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School. She was appointed by the school’s Principal to be a member of the Cambridge Public Schools District Planning Team. Grace volunteers in Club 4 at the school working with the homeless. She is involved in student government and is President of her Senior Class. Grace has travelled to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands helping out in the communities.

We are proud to have Grace join the Metta Students family. Special thanks Lorraine Davis and the administration at Cambridge Rindge & Latin School for giving Metta Students the opportunity to share Grace’s story. #sharemetta; #mettastudents; #mettastudents.org; #cambridgerindgelatinschool.

Rebecca Proul

October 2018

Swansea, MA

Metta Students visited Joseph Case High School in Swansea, MA in today to honor Rebecca Proulx. Rebecca is our October 2018 and 56th Metta Students recipient. Our mission is to recognize high school students who perform random acts of love and kindness. Rebecca epitomizes what we are all about.

Rebecca, a senior, is involved in many community service opportunities at Joseph Case High School. She volunteers her time assisting in special needs programs at school. Rebecca is a member of Arch Buddies always donating her free time and energy. She is a Unified Sports Basketball partner. Rebecca participates in the Homecoming with Autism. She attended special needs prom. Rebecca speaks to the School Committee about ARCH Buddies. She recruits students to be Buddies.

We are proud to have Rebecca join the Metta Students family. Special thanks Janet Blair and the administration at Joseph Case High School for giving Metta Students the opportunity to share Rebecca ’s story.

Beth Markman

September 2018

Needham, MA

Beth, a senior, is involved in many community service opportunities and school-based clubs. She has been a member of three clubs for the last four years at Needham High School.

Beth is the president of the Gender Equality Club, Habitat for Humanity Club, and UNICEF Club. She is always volunteering her time and doing fundraising for the club's initiatives.

Beth prides herself on her commitment to helping in the local community. She is a member of the Boston Cares – Teen Advisory Council. This is a group of 10-20 teens representing young leaders in volunteer service in the Boston area. Members contribute to Boston Care’s youth programming through the development and implementation of Global Youth Service Day activities and youth-friendly Calendar Program opportunities.

We are proud to have Beth join the Metta Students family. Special thanks Mary Jane Walker and the administration at Needham High School for giving Metta Students the opportunity to share Beth’s story.