Inspired student makes a difference

Letters to Soldiers founder, Webutuck High School junior Jade Giordano, showed a decorated letter from the club’s first meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Photo by Gabriel Napoleon

Webutuck High School junior Jade Giordano started a new student club this month called Letters to Soldiers. The club’s first meeting was held Tuesday, Nov. 19.

The club’s purpose is self-explanatory: to send letters and care packages overseas to U.S. soldiers. Jade said she’d been concerned about under-appreciated soldiers for a while, but it wasn’t until a push from her mother that she decided to approach the Board of Education with the pitch.

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