Sadie Bograd

Sadie Bograd


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Sadie Bograd (she/her) is a board member of the Kentucky Student Voice Team and formerly served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Student Voice Forum. She joined the Team in middle school and has been deeply involved ever since. Although she’s participated in most of the Team’s projects in one way or another, Sadie's work has focused on improving equitable access to postsecondary education as the Postsecondary Projects Lead. As the Editor-in-Chief, she helped revitalize the Forum in order to elevate the stories of students who are among the least heard in Kentucky’s public school system. Sadie is also a Quantitative Lead on the Coping With COVID Student-to-Student Study.

Sadie has led presentations in Beckley, West Virginia; Austin, Texas; and more. She is also a student journalist whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, NBC THINK, and Teen Vogue, among others. She has been featured on Good Morning America and All Things Considered

Beyond the Student Voice Team, Sadie serves as the Student Board Representative and Social Media Manager for the Lexington League of Women Voters and as a member of their statewide communications team. She is also co-chair of the Community Outreach Committee for the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council and a volunteer with the Migrant Education Program. Sadie is a first year at Yale University; she graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington in 2021.


March For Our Lives KY
School Safety Bill
Coping with COVID-19
Save Our Seats


December 18, 2018

Survey: Students Accept Reality of New School-Safety Measures

Sadie on the Forum

September 19, 2020

Canvas Bitmojis, Fascinating Teacher Digressions and Other Reasons to Be Hopeful as Virtual School Starts Anew

April 25, 2020

"A Test Does Not Define Who You Are": Thoughts on #TestOptionalNOW

March 24, 2020

Part staycation, part home detention, my life during panemic is a study in contrasts

December 22, 2019

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas: Student Stories on Religion in Schools

April 28, 2019

Girls can't "Go with the flow" until schools provide sanitary products

December 22, 2018

"We can all still learn": A discussion of the Kavanaugh Hearings and student news engagement

May 10, 2017

Why more money does mean better schools