During the month of November, Edon Student Council sponsored its annual Canned Food Drive to benefit the Edon Area Ministerial Association Food Pantry. Throughout the November 10-21 event, students in Grades KK-12 engaged in a friendly competition to see which class could gather the most items before Thanksgiving Break. Organizers were pleased to announce Miss Denyse Johnson and Mrs. Deb Gensler’s third-graders had garnered this year’s honors with a classroom donation of four hundred sixty-seven canned goods ~ nearly one-fourth of the two thousand four items collected by Edon Northwest Local Schools! Student Council Class Representatives and eager volunteers ~ front: Caleb Mason (Senior Class Representative); first row: Alexis Mitchell (Senior Class Representative); Garrett Skiles, Michael Hayes, Travis Siebenaler (Freshman Class Representative); Connor Skiles, Jarrett Trausch; middle row: Kaela Gearhart (Junior Class Representative); Jim Peckham (Junior Class Representative); Andrew LaDuke, Kailee Mitchell (Freshman Class Representative); JJ Braun, Kenny Ordway (Senior Class Representative) and back row: Kaylie Brown (Junior Class Representative); Larry Wilson, Edon Area Ministerial Association; Pastor David Miller, Edon Area Ministerial Association; Kyle Long (President/Senior Class Representative); Michael Ater, Samantha Trausch (Sophomore Class Representative) ~ pause before loading over fifty boxes filled with non-perishable goods into vehicles headed for Edon United Methodist Church. Serving as Student Council Advisor for 2014-2015 is Miss Amanda Reiter; also not pictured are Council members Hannah Kaylor (Sophomore Class Representative); Riley Manahan, Tessa Steinke (Eighth Grade Representatives) and Alea Brandt, Aidan Muehlfeld (Seventh Grade Representatives).
© 2014 – 2016, Newspaper Staff. All rights reserved.