HERMITAGE, Pa. (WKBN) – A senior at Hickory High School is running for the Hermitage School District Board.
Seventeen-year-old Andrew Bucci says that because he is in the classroom every day, he understands the needs of students in a way someone who hasn’t sat at a school desk in 20 years might not understand.
“Serving in student government, I’ve realized that there are a lot of problems at Hickory High School that do not get addressed. I feel like I am the best voice to show it because of the relationships I have with my peers and teachers and administration. I also strongly believe that young voices need to get involved,” he said.
Bucci will be a college freshman in the fall.
He says he will be too young to vote for himself in the primary but wants to bring awareness to problems like mental health in schools.