Boyertown senior is named "Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Ambassador"


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) have announced the 2023-24 students who will serve as Young Ambassadors of Pennsylvania.

The program, administered by KPB, "seeks to build community stewards and civic leaders by inspiring, engaging, and empowering young Pennsylvanians to keep their communities beautiful and become ambassadors for a shared vision of a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania."

In Berks County, Boyertown Area Senior High senior EzaBella Piccione is one of two students selected. Over eight months, the program will involve students in 10th through 12th grades from a variety of socio-economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Students applied to the program and were chosen through a competitive application process, and they have committed to eight months of service as an ambassador while representing and upholding the mission and values of KPB. From October through May 2024, participants will develop civic leadership skills and experience to champion and advocate for clean and beautiful communities across Pennsylvania.

Overall, 33 students were selected throughout Pennsylvania.   Learn more about the program here.   

[Photo and information derived from the program website and press release.]

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