David is a junior at Newton South High School. Ever since the start of high school, David has
been incredibly active and engaged in politics and activism. He competes in
extemporaneous speaking for Newton South, finaling at the Columbia Invitational, winning
his District Tournament in Domestic Extemp, and ranked the #1 junior in New England.
Additionally, he is the co-founder and president of Young Democrats of America, the Local
Government Correspondent for the school newspaper, and a vice president of Newton
South Peace Action. David seeks to use his voice and platform to encourage his fellow
classmates to be active in the political process, and to fight for justice and equality. With
Bridge the Gap, David hopes to pursue further opportunities for open dialogue and youth
involvement in politics.