Student Council Gets Colorful with Hearts of Hope

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Junior-Senior High School Student Council members participated in a community service art project called Hearts of Hope on Feb. 25. This program, coordinated by the nonprofit organization Hope Floats, is a pay it forward effort designed to bring a smile to a community member in need.

Gathered in the cafeteria, Student Council members painted 100 ceramic hearts, some adorned with words of hope, to be distributed to cancer centers, military bases, hospitals, community organizations and national groups. Each heart has a serial number and is packaged with a postcard featuring a message from the artist who painted it. All the hearts are glazed and tied with a ribbon before being placed in an organza bag to be delivered.

“This is a great way to connect the school with the community while also helping those in need,” said Student Council president Haley Watt.