Red Bank Regional Multinational Club’s Jorge Benavides (left) with RBR Principal Risa Clay, club member Vandeka Rodgers, RBR alumnus/ keynote speaker Andres Perez and club member Fabiana Villegas.
Press release from Red Bank Regional High School
On October 21, Red Bank Regional High School, a richly diverse high school, celebrated its students’ Hispanic roots at an assembly in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month.
RBR Senior Jorge Benavides opened the program, developed by the school’s Multinational Club with co-advisors Karina Tedeschi and Odilia Lligui, with a speech he wrote and delivered in Spanish. RBR Principal Risa Clay translated it in English for the student body.
Jorge told his fellow students, “We are proud of our accomplishments, our roots and our values. Family comes first and so does sharing. Despite many hardships, our people thrive through hard work and happiness.”