UB/TS Scholars join the newest cohort of the South Bend Youth Task Force

Mayor Pete Buttigieg has announced the new members of the South Bend Youth Task Force. This is the third class of students to participate in the program - open to high schools students in 9th through 12th grades that attend school within the City of South Bend.

“I’m delighted to welcome this year’s South Bend Youth Task Force to the city’s team. It’s great to see some returning members as well as many new faces,” Mayor Buttigieg said. “Our Youth Task Force adds tremendous value to our city and brings constructive input from diverse young voices to my office as we work to face challenges in our community.”

The South Bend Youth Task Force creates an opportunity for high school students to learn and participate in city government. These new members, along with the returning members, will continue to develop ways to target issues facing the youth of our community. The Task Force provides feedback, and recommends ways for local leaders to best reach local youth.

This year’s South Bend Youth Task Force includes (Talent Search and Upward Bound Scholars in bold):

Philip Love, John Adams High School, 9th grade
Rebekah Amaya, John Adams High School, 11th grade

Kasey Bridges, Clay High School, 10th grade
Kai Brown, John Adams High School, 9th grade
David Engel, John Adams High School, 10th grade
Ben Fecher, John Adams High School, 11th grade
Perrin Fowler, John Adams High School, 9th grade
Lamyaa Hussein, John Adams High School, 12th grade
Marty Kennedy, St. Joseph High School, 11th grade
Madlean Koehler, John Adams High School, 10th grade
Nicholas Stewart, Riley High School, 10th grade
Tatyana Wardlow, Career Academy of South Bend, 12th grade
Shane Williams-Inez, Riley High School, 12th grade
Erin Pinter, John Adams High School, 12th grade
Zachary Stewart, Riley High School, 12th grade (Mentor)
Sarah Walters, Clay High School, 11th grade
Alice Goulding, John Adams High School, 12th grade
Indonesia Brown, John Adams High School, 11th grade
Patrick Bauer, John Adams High School, 11th grade

For more information on the South Bend Youth Task Force, visit their Facebook page for up-to-date initiatives.