Bella Trupiano is an 8th grader at St. Joe Catholic School in Olney, Illinois. About a month into the shutdown, Bella penned a powerful post about doing things differently had she known she wouldn’t be returning to school.

We have heard many stories during these odd COVID-19 pandemic times, but we’re giving the day to hear from a student. Listen to¬†Anchored in Education today to hear more from Bella. Because of students like her, we can all work to make education stronger.


Bella Trupiano

Bella Trupiano just completed her 8th grade year at St. Joseph Grade School in Olney, Illinois. Her family owns the popular restaurant Joe’s. Bella will be a freshman at Richland County High School in Olney, IL. Her plan after high school is to study law to become a lawyer.