On Friday, May 14, De La Salle High School was announced as the Ambassador School for Students in Action for the San Francisco Bay Area. De La Salle graduating senior JT Baird ‘21, who is a member of the school’s Service Leadership class, joined an Instagram Live broadcast to represent the school as the regional winner of this award was announced.
Click here to watch the Instagram Live announcement. For more information about the Multiplying Good, Students in Action program click here.
The De La Salle Student’s In Action Club started 13 years ago with the mission to help De La Salle students and the surrounding community get involved in community service. De La Salle students have completed more than 500,000 volunteer service hours, impacting more than 50,000 people, and have raised more than $150,000 since the program began. This is the first time that De La Salle High School has been selected as the SIA Bay Area Ambassador School.
During the 2020-21 school year, during the pandemic, De La Salle students completed more than 49,000 hours of community service and raised more than $30,000 to support local community organizations. Click here to review the interactive ThingLink presentation page that outlines the numerous charitable programs put on by De La Salle students.
With their local recognition, De La Salle is now entered into the national competition for the Jefferson Awards, presented by Multiplying Good. The Spartans will next present to a national board of judges on June 2, vying for a gold medal finish to be announced in September.
For more information about the Multiplying Good Students in Action competition, visit the Multiplying Good Students in Action website.