Talk about reaching across the aisle. When Republican State Senator Art Linares cofounded a Bipartisan Young Legislators Caucus, Democratic State Representative Caroline Simmons got on board, and they hit it off while working together on legislation.
When Katie matched with Mark on Bumble but didn’t initiate a conversation, he took matters into his own hands and used his one-time extension request to get her attention. It worked, and they enjoyed a first date at a rooftop bar in Manhattan.
When Cristina Poulos and Benjamin Romeo first met at Zaza Italian Gastrobar, they quickly realized that they had likely crossed paths multiple times, having grown up near each other, but had never met before that night.
Katherine had no idea she would fall in love with the boy next door. Or, rather, the boy upstairs. Brendan and Kat lived in the same apartment complex and frequently saw each other in the building’s gym but never spoke to one another.
Alexander Saffi was clearly not a believer in the “three-day rule.” After a mutual friend introduced him to Cynthia Schmidt, he asked for her number and reached out to her the next day. Later that week, they went on their first date.
From excelling in academics and athletics to doing community service, these ten teens from Westport, Weston and Wilton do it all. They also share their success with the teachers, guidance counselors and other mentors who have helped them along the way. Learn more about these extraordinary young people and the adults who inspire them.