JBSG thanked Worcester Mayor Joseph C. O'Brien for dedicating his time and energy to meeting with JBSG student leaders and Specialists and listened to JBBSG opinions. Mayor O'Brien gave JBSG a Proclamation declaring the month "Bay State Career Association Month" recognizing JBSG's long history and dedication to the students in the city of Worcester. JBSG students and Specialists had the opportunity to discuss the JBSG program, each of the students’ schools, and thoughts on our safety and the overall condition of our Worcester community. Mayor O'Brien was able to provide statistics related to each of the concerns and thoughts, and thoroughly impressed the student leaders with his genuine interest in JBSG and students’ ideas.
JBSG student leaders pictured are: Iliana Lopez, Burncoat High School; Karen Ojeda, Burncoat High School; Amel Younis, Doherty Memorial High School; Teshaylia Miles, South High Community School; Jacklyn Silva, South High Community School; Ricardo Valentin, South High Community School; Deb Feraco, Burncoat High School; and Jennifer M. Valinski, South High Community School.