Chazy Central Rural School tenth-grader Andrea Meshefsky is competing for a Pepsi Refresh grant to help her school as the economy struggles.
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“This is my first year going to Harvard Model UN,” Meshefsky said. “It really challenges you academically and teaches you leadership skills.
“This is important for students to have access to.”
She knows the economy is struggling. She also knows her school supports the program, but the thought of not having access to it and the desire to free up funds pushed her to join the Pepsi challenge.
She explained that anyone who wants to vote can go to www.chazy.org or Facebook: Chazy Harvard UN Grant.
People can also vote by texting 110388 to 73774.
“It is so easy to vote,” Meshefsky said.
Again, she stressed that she could go to Harvard without winning the grant.
“But this would allow us to go for four more years and it would help relieve the burden on the school.”