Gosselin: ‘never be afraid to ask for help’

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Sophomore Presley Gosselin is the assistant project manager for the Whitehall High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions.

Q: What is your campaign about and what is it that drew you to focusing on that topic?

A: My campaign is human trafficking prevention month. What drew me to focus on this topic was to help educate, spot the signals or signs and bring awareness.

Q: Have you had any activity ideas? If so, what are they?

A: I plan on emailing and or interviewing the local police about how to keep ourselves and others safe, what can be done to keep each other safe.

Q: What is your favorite part about SADD? Is it the events? The meetings? Being able to brainstorm ideas?

A: My favorite part about SADD is the events. I really enjoy when we are able to have tables in festivals to spread the message of our organization.

Q: What has been your favorite event since you joined SADD?

A: It was the Sasquatch Festival. I helped spread the incredible message that SADD has. I also liked the Post-It project.

Q: What made you want to join SADD? Was it someone or something that inspired you to make a difference in your school and community?

A: I joined SADD to help recognize issues in life and to make a difference. Louie Pratt has heavily inspired me to make a difference in the community.

Q: How has SADD impacted your life and the decisions you make?

A: The biggest impact is that SADD has shown to never be afraid to ask for help.

Q: What is a fact that you have learned from being a part of SADD that was eye-opening to you?

A: Just by taking a minute to help raise awareness, you could save a life.

Q: If you were to offer advice to a student who may read this and be struggling, what would it be?

A: Never be afraid to reach out if you are in trouble or need help; you are needed.

Q: What is something unique to the Whitehall chapter that you love?

A: In the Whitehall chapter of SADD I love that we get to spread our message through campaigns and in public displays to the people in our town or around the world.

Q: What is something you would tell a student about SADD if they were interested in joining?

A: Make sure to reach out to our advisor Mrs. Wilson!