Pasco County Student Tapped as President of National SADD Organization

This post was published on 07/28/2021.

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will host a national media event to announce the selection of Shaina Finkel, a rising senior at Wiregrass Ranch High School, as the incoming National President of the organization.

Wiregrass Ranch High School
2909 Mansfield Boulevard
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33543

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
10:30 a.m.

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) works to empower teens, engage parents, mobilize communities, and change lives on the issues of traffic safety, substance use, mental health, and youth leadership development. Through a highly competitive process, a National President is selected each year to represent the over 400,000 active members of SADD.


  • Shaina Finkel, Incoming SADD National President
  • Rick Birt, President & CEO, SADD
  • Melissa Valido, Florida SADD State Coordinator
  • Kurt S. Browning, Superintendent of Pasco County Schools
  • Greg Finkel, Wiregrass Ranch High School High School SADD Advisor

Event Specifics
Local, State, and National leaders will gather to celebrate the success of the Wiregrass Ranch High School SADD Chapter. Shaina Finkel will officially be sworn in as the new National President for SADD. The event is open to the media. Please contact Kevin Crudo to coordinate interviews. The event will also be streamed live on SADD’s social media channels.

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