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JCHS students champion veterans appreciation events

JCHS students champion veterans appreciation events

"Living is serving'

November 4th, 2012 in News

Jefferson City High School students, from left, Victoria Chen, George Tharp, Steve Vogel, Greg Treiman and Brighid Mohlman rake leaves down a hillside as they try to get them to a tarp on the street. They are members of the JCHS Ambassadors Club, working to earn money for projects.

Photo by Julie Smith

For the fifth time, student members of the Jefferson City High School Ambassadors Club are hosting Veterans Appreciation Night on Thursday, and continuing to raise money through their Leaf Relief project.

The veterans' event is expected to be well attended, said club adviser Chris Jarboe, noting nearly all of the 250 tickets available to veterans have been distributed.

Last Thursday morning, about two dozen students gathered in a classroom to learn more about how to prepare for the service event. Jarboe told the students to be ....