Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Hoban High students made headlines in the Beacon Journal today by collecting 44,584 cans and boxes of food for the needy. The collection for area food pantries is 8,362 more items than last year and the second largest amount ever collected.
It was a huge accomplishment for 862 students in grades 9-2.
The story on the front page of the Community section included three photos,
Randy Solsman's chemistry class of 29 seniors came in first with 8,767 items and second was Karen Drylan's first-period freshman religion class with 7,833.
"It was really a food drive in overdrive," Beacon Journal staff writer Kathy Antniotti wrote.
"It's what we do. It's the braic of our school," said Mary Anne DeCenzo, director of publications and publicity for the school.
Posted by Harry Liggett at 12:15 PM