#BurnsvilleStrong first appeared in 2014 in response to several tragedies involving Burnsville students and recent graduates. Led by Burnsville High School teachers Jen Waller-McDevitt and Dave McDevitt, organizers wanted to rally community members around local youths and let them know that their community supports them and encourages their well being.
Since the hashtag first appeared, #BurnsvilleStrong has grown, fostering community through events, fund-raisers and awareness campaigns.
Starting in the fall of 2015, #BurnsvilleStrong is becoming a mentoring program at Burnsville High School, capitalizing on positive momentum built over the past year.
Students in #BurnsvilleStrong will:
#BurnsvilleStrong team members will become leaders in our BHS Community because we:
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