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CT HOBY helps tackle hunger in the community and abroad

Jacqueline Kasinskas, a 2014 CT HOBY alumna representing Mercy High School, attended the 2015 Advanced Leadership Academy (ALA). She has always been passionate about helping those in need, so she decided to direct her ALA project towards those experiencing hunger. In July 2015, she began planning and organizing her project at the ALA conference at…

2015 Seminar Off to an Outstanding Start!

The 2015 seminar is off to an OUTSTANDING start! Shortly after arriving, ambassadors were thrown into bootcamp to learn some HOBY cheers they’d use throughout the weekend. Ambassadors were separated into various groups named around the theme “Bloom Where You Are Planted,” and were introduced to their facilitators and other group members. Dancing is a…

High School Students Provide Clean Water in South Asia by Recycling

GLASTONBURY, Conn., March 23, 2015 – Student leaders from across Connecticut have formed Waste to Water, an organization that raises funds through recycling plastic water bottles to provide clean water in South Asia. This initiative comes as a result of the student leaders participating in a “nonprofit challenge” at a weekend-long Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership…

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