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Local student chats with Jill Biden


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 2:42pm

Courtesy of WSD3

Jake Parra, a Widefield High School sophomore, was one of a handful of students nationwide to participate in a teleconference with First Lady Jill Biden.

Jake Parra, a student at Widefield High School, was one of several students who took part in a virtual teleconference with First Lady Jill Biden on Jan. 29. The teleconference was arranged through the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC), a nonprofit which helps military-connected children overcome education challenges. Parra, whose father served as an Airborne Ranger and Special Operations Instructor with the U.S. Army before his retirement in 2009, takes part in the Student 2 Student (S2S) program, an MCEC project that helps new students transition into their education campuses.


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