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Boardman students and staff spruce up the neighborhood for Day of Caring

September 11, 2019
The Town Crier

More than 40 Boardman High School students and district staff members were happy to work up a sweat on Sept. 6 to spruce up a Southside Youngstown neighborhood. Boardman Local School's Emerging Leaders have volunteered for the United Way Annual Day of Caring for the last five years, and the students say it's one of their favorite volunteer experiences.

"Our emerging leaders group evolved from the High School's YES Fest, where we encourage students to say no to drugs, but to say 'YES' to volunteering of all types," said advisor Dana Safarek. "The Day of Caring has become a tradition for our kids--in fact, for some of our seniors it's their fourth year working to make a difference with the United Way."

The students edged sidewalks, pruned trees, cleared out brush, and picked up trash along Hillman and Chalmers on the lower Southside of Youngstown.

Article Photos

Boardman High School Emerging leaders get ready to volunteer for United Way Day of Caring. Group picture includes the following Boardman High School students: Adrianna Quinlan, Andrew Clark, Bella Larch, Brady DePietro, Camille Goske, Charlie Davis, Emily Olexa, George Morar, Gia Ditullio, Gia Triveri, Jenna Olexa, Jimmy Goske, Joey Worsencroft, Julia Basista, Kara Eliser, Karlynn Riccitelli, Katie Stamp, Keimanni Boyd, Alexis Sharp, Lilly Donatelli, Malysea Flood, Mia Gagliano, Michael Flood, Nina Pilolli, Raymond Cmil, Reagan Burkey, Reagan Smith , Sam Cicchillo, Sammi Kelley, Spencer Smith, Taylor Greenway, Trey DePietro, Jason Triveri, Bella Martin, Olivia Cmil. Mike Cicchillo. Alexis Mihok, Natalie Davis. Austin Ward, Alannah Hetzel, Emma Tokarsky, Lanny Kilpatrick, Priya Shah.

"This year was the biggest turnout yet for the Valley's Annual United Way Day of Caring, and our Boardman students and teachers were excited to be involved in the effort," said Safarek.



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