A Mansfield middle school student will be joining Governor Deval Patrick this Saturday as part of the governor's Project351 initiative. Brittany Johnson, who attends Qualters Middle School will participate along wtih other students from across the Commonwealth on Saturday, January 26th for the day of service.
Brittany was selected for Project351 by Mansfield superintendent Brenda Hodges because of the exceptional commitment to service that she has shown.
"I welcome Project 351 Ambassadors from across the Commonwealth to the State House as we unite in the spirit of service," said Governor Deval Patrick. "Project 351 is designed to inspire, challenge and motivate our next generation of leaders to give back and make a significant impact in our community.”
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 through 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: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, John Hancock Financial Services, 451 Marketing, Nordblom Properties, Pfizer, and Bank of America