U.S. Rep. Becca Balint recently convened with a cohort of high school students to discuss how to successfully traverse the future. Balint, who represents Vermont’s second congressional district, highlighted the need to be mindful of the challenges and opportunities that may arise.
The discussion centered on developing the skills and strategies necessary to navigate the unpredictable circumstances of life. Balint encouraged the students to recognize their potential to effect change, while also emphasizing the importance of maintaining a realistic outlook.
The congresswoman cited the ability to make informed decisions as a key factor in achieving success. To that end, she highlighted the necessity of cultivating discernment, as well as the ability to draw on the resources of others.
The meeting was part of a larger effort to engage with the youth of Vermont. Balint has consistently championed the need to provide young people with the tools to successfully navigate an increasingly complex world. She has gone on record to emphasize the importance of inspiring the next generation to pursue their dreams.
The students expressed gratitude for the congresswoman’s visit and the advice she provided. Balint’s presence was a reminder to the students that their voices are essential to shaping the future.