Monday, March 26, 2012

“This is probably the cheapest it’s going to be"


Unlike other “vote yes” residents, however, Chaudhury has a unique problem — she’s only 16 years old, and not eligible to vote. 
So the Franklin High sophomore began drumming up support among voting-age, 12th-graders at the school. As early as this past winter, she created a Facebook group, emailed teachers, fashioned her own website in support of the debt exclusion and got herself appointed student liaison to Citizens for a New Franklin High School. 
“Even before our group was formed she was encouraging people,” said Michael Doherty, chairman for Citizens for a New Franklin High School. “It shows that she cares about her community and wants to have a say in an important decision that our town has to make.”

Read more: http://www.milforddailynews.com/news/x121055476/Franklin-teen-says-Now-is-the-time-for-new-high-school#ixzz1qDHtcWyn