Seneca High students writing 1,000 holiday cards for overseas soldiers

Seneca High students writing 1,000 holiday cards for overseas soldiers


DAY A DAY TO RECOGNIZE STUDENTS
ACROSS THE STATE FOR THEIR
OUTSTANDING SERVICE PROJECTS. TO QUALIFY, STUDENTS HAVE TO
COMPLETE ONE LOCAL AND ONE
GLOBAL SERVICE PROJECT. WLKY’S ALEX DURHAM EXPLAINS HOW
THESE TEENAGERS PLAN TO GET
>>STUDENTS HERE AT SENECA HIGH
SCHOOL ARE SENDING CARDS TO
SOLDIERS OVERSEAS. HOPING TO SPREAD A LITTLE JOY
THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.>>THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE WE
APPRECIATE YOU KEEP DOING WHAT
YOU’RE DOING. ALEX: COMFORTING WORDS TO READ
DURING THE HOLIDAYS.>>I HOPE THIS IS A JOYFUL
HOLIDAY ENJOY THE SEASON YOU’RE
APPRECIATED. I HOPE YOU GET TO GO HOME TO SEE
YOUR FAMILY FOR HOLIDAYS. ALEX: WELL WISHES LIKE THESE,
WRITTEN ON MORE THAN 1,000
HOLIDAY CARDS, WILL SOON BE
MAILED TO SOLDIERS OVERSEAS. THE ONES SENDING THEM MEMBERS OF
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY AND BETA
CLUB AT SENECA HIGH SCHOOL.>>JUST TO GIVE THEM
APPRECIATION FOR DOING THEIR
SERVICE AND STUF
ALEX: THIS IS ONE OF TWO
PROJECTS THAT WILL QUALIFY THEM
FOR WE DAY.>>WE DAY IS SUPPOSED TO HONOR A
LOT OF KIDS WHO DO PHENOMENAL
PROJECTS AND GIVE OUT TO OTHERS
AND I FEEL LIKE MY CLUB CAN DO
IT AND I FEEL LIKE WE CAN GET
THERE ONE DA WHILE WRITING, ASHLEY RUTLAND
TAKES A MOMENT TO REALLY THINK
ABOUT WHAT THE MEN AND WOMEN GO
THROUGH WHEN FIGHTING FOR OUR
COUNTRY.>>I’M THANKFUL FOR THEM BECAUSE
I KNOW I WOULDN’T BE ABLE TO DO
THAT. THEYR’RE BRAVE. THEY’RE BRAVE ENOUGH FOR US
ALEX: LAY-LUH SOO-KITCH CREATED
THIS PROJECT. SHE HOPES THE CARDS MAKE THE
SOLDIERS SMILE.>>I HOPE THEY FEEL LIKE THEY’RE
AT HOME. I HOPE THEY FEEL LIKE THEY’RE
LOVED. I HOPE THEY FEEL LIKE THEY’RE
SPECIAL AND APPRECIATED, AND
SOMEBODY IN THIS WORLD CARES
ABOUT THEM. ALEX: IN TURN, SHE HOPES HER
FELLOW MEMBERS REALIZE HOW BIG
OF AN IMPACT THEY CAN MAKE, BY
DOING SMALL ACTS OF SE

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