Chegg Inc., the Smarter Way to Student, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced Mission San Jose High School as the winner of a once-in-a-lifetime visit from award-winning musician Liam Payne, former member of One Direction.

To celebrate the importance of arts in education, the school’s music department will also be awarded a $10,000 grant from the Chegg David B. Goldberg Music Scholarship fund.

This concert is the fourth in a partnership series between Chegg and truth. truth shares the facts about tobacco and the marketing tactics of the industry behind it. Together, Chegg and truth are inspiring students to come together to use their passion and creativity as a force for good.

Students will be treated to a private concert featuring a selection of Liam Payne’s top hits. Liam Payne will also host an exclusive Q&A with the school’s students, sharing insights from his experience rising to global fame in one of the most successful pop groups as well as his transition to a solo artist. #CheggMusic101 with Liam Payne will take place at Mission San Jose High School in early 2019.

“We are thrilled to have an artist of Liam’s caliber coming to Mission San Jose! It will be a very special event for our entire community,” said Zack Larsen, Principal of Mission San Jose High School, “We are also thrilled with the donation to support music at our school. I am so proud of our students for achieving this!”

“I’m proud to be a part of Chegg Music 101 and showcase the importance of music and arts education since music has been such a positive force in my life. And I’m excited to share that with Mission San Jose students this winter,” said Liam Payne. “Working in partnership with truth means a lot to me as well because of their dedication to sharing the facts about tobacco and empowering youth to get involved and make an impact on the issue in their communities,” he added.

#CheggMusic101 with Liam Payne is the latest in Chegg’s ongoing series of music classes brought to students across college and high school campuses nationwide. Previous #CheggMusic101 events featured top-artists including Steve Aoki, Rachel Platten, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Shawn Mendes, Kaskade, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.

“Over the past six years, Chegg Music 101 has grown to become a fantastic way to engage young people in music and support the arts on campus,” said Mitch Spolan, Executive Vice President of Marketing Services at Chegg. “We’re thrilled to have Liam Payne’s participation with Chegg Music 101 in support of truth, and so happy for the students of Mission San Jose,” added Spolan.

To learn more about how to join truth and become part of the generation to end tobacco for good, visit: thetruth.com.

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