Student Ambassadors Shine Bright
On Friday, Feb. 10, Harvey Upper School students helped to make one night special for individuals with special needs. Twelve student ambassadors volunteered to be "buddies" at a local Night To Shine event at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut. Night To Shine is a worldwide prom night experience held each year for people ages 14 and older with special needs.
The event involves a red carpet entrance, dancing, karaoke, a catered dinner, and a crowning ceremony where every honored guest receives a crown or tiara. To make the evening a success, thousands of volunteers like our Harvey students serve as each guest's buddy to keep up the enthusiasm on the dance floor, serve food, and make the guests feel like a King or Queen that night.
"The students danced the night away," said Jessica Vicente, student ambassador coordinator at Harvey. "They were amazing!"
Thank you, Harvey Student Ambassadors - Mariona Amat, Ryan Byrne, Patrick Cuneo, Wesley Elkind, Dylan Kluge, Emi Knauer, Talya Langer, Maeve Lazzaro, Jen Mena, Lucas Vicente-Ruiz, Jacob Weisberger, and Mollie Weisberger - for making this night so special for the honored guests.