Best Buddies
  • Advisors: Ms. Altman and Ms. Meo

    2020-2021 Officers:

    • President of International Communication - Tristan Pastore
    • President of Events - Paige Riley
    • President of RD Communucation- Kaleigh Doris
    • Secretary of International Communication - Aidan McElroy
    • Secretaries of Events - Lizzy Krauthiem and Caroline Gamper
    • Secretary of RD Communication - Hayley Leopold

    About Best Buddies

    Best Buddies promotes one-on-one friendships between students with intellectual/developmental disabilities and those without a disability. It aims to break social barriers for teens, no matter their ability, to create opportunities for friendship. Best Buddies establishes friendship, social and seasonal events intended to bring the community together.


    Best Buddies has monthly/bi-monthly events as a whole club. Below is a list of what we have done in the past:

    • Match Party
    • Friendsgiving
    • RDHS Stigma-Free Basketball Game
    • Movie Night
    • National Make-A-Friend Day Friendship Gram Assembly
    • Game Night
    • Minute to Win It
    • World Down Syndrome Awareness Day
    • Tri-M Benefit Concert