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Service Becomes Part Of School Programs

Officials Say Volunteerism Teaches Service

Posted: December 16, 2012 at 5:51 a.m.

Stokes Wenzler, Deca vice president, dumps donated money into the bucket Friday held by club president Meredith Breach, both seniors at Rogers High School. Club members held buckets in the school’s corridors to raise $1,000 in a minute. The donated money goes to the Make-A-Wish
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Stokes Wenzler, Deca vice president, dumps donated money into the bucket Friday held by club president Meredith Breach, both seniors at Rogers High School. Club members held buckets in the school’s corridors to raise $1,000 in a minute. The donated money goes to the Make-A-Wish

College applications, scholarships, internships and job applications often ask for a student’s volunteer experiences. Volunteer projects can be a lot of work, said Meredith Breach, a senior at Rogers High School.

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The Rogers Teen Action and Support Center organizes youth service projects to help students meet requirements for volunteer service. A list of upcoming service opportunities organized through the nonprofit agency is listed on their website at www.teenaction.org.

Source: Staff Report

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