National Jefferson Award: The ‘Chase’ is on …

GREENWOOD – Jefferson Award time is drawing near and today – Valentine’s Day – is the last chance to vote for projects that will get activated across the country.



Chase Marvil, an 18-year-old Woodbridge High School senior, is among the 15 finalists for the prestigious national Jefferson Award.

Through his “Inspiring Project,” Chase attempts to change the culture of the student population in efforts to stop bullying and teen suicides.

“Chase has been an inspiration to our entire community as he tries to change the culture of our student population,” said Woodbridge School District Superintendent Heath Chasanov.

Chase’s project is one of five in the Peace & Justice category in the LEAD360 Voting.

This year’s winners will be announced at the NYC National Ceremony March 2.

You can vote at this link:

For more on Chase’s “Inspiring Project, visit:

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