2008-03-20 / News

Senior projects focus on community

Seniors Hallie Barber and Tallie Pruell set out boxes for the food drive Pruell conducted as part of her senior project. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten Seniors Hallie Barber and Tallie Pruell set out boxes for the food drive Pruell conducted as part of her senior project. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten As part of her North Kingstown High School senior project, island resident Kyra Reppe will host a clothing drive on Thursday, March 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center.

All proceeds will be donated to various women's shelters of Rhode Island. For more information, contact Reppe by e-mail at kyrareppe5@gmail.com.

Alexa Furtado will be giving a presentation on eating disorders at the Jamestown library on Friday, March 21, at 3:30 p.m. as part of her senior project.

Molly Welsh's senior project focuses on the impact of marine debris on coastal ecosystems. She will be holding a beach cleanup this Saturday, March 22, at Mackerel Cove beach starting at 9 a.m. Trash bags and gloves will be provided and the event will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact Welsh at mollywe163@msn.com.

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