San Jose, August 31, 2017: The Moreland School District announced that eighth grade Moreland Middle School student, Sarah Coleman, was selected to serve as the only Middle School representative for the City of Campbell Youth Commission. Chosen from among 31 applicants, Sarah is in her second year as a Youth Commissioner and will act in an advisory capacity to Campbell City Council on matters relating to youth and teens. Commissioners are appointed to a one year term and can reapply to serve a maximum of three terms.
In her first year on the Youth Commission, Sarah helped plan the Winter Wonderland event at the Campbell Library and attended the Teens Teach Tech event to help seniors with technology, specifically the iPhone. She helped plan the Teens Job Fair that featured over 25 different companies, as well as planned the Resume Workshop at the Campbell Library where students had the opportunity to practice their interview skills and update their resumes. Sarah was also part of the Campbell Bunnies and Bonnets Parade and attended numerous community service events. Sarah’s term will end in May 2018, with the chance to re-apply up to one more year in high school.
The 2017/2018 Campbell Youth Commission has representatives from the following schools, all residents of the city of Campbell: Moreland Middle School, Westmont High School, Branham High School, St. Francis High School and Mitty High School.
Members of the Campbell Youth Commission, including Sarah Coleman, will be sharing their upcoming projects and plans for their term at the September 26, 2017 Moreland Board of Trustees meeting.