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Alverno Seniors Tackle Social Injustices

As part of their senior service projects, Alverno High School students explored social injustices and are now fighting for their solutions.

 

Teen suicide, sex trafficking and global hunger are just a few of the issues seniors are tackling.

As part of their service projects for their Contemporary Social Issues course, 45 Alverno seniors explored different social injustices and examined different ways to help their chosen causes.

Students either created or became involved in service project that will benefit their selected cause. Their hard work will be showcased at the on Friday, Jan. 6 at Alverno High School.

"The students have worked very hard and will have the chance to showcase their projects, experience and videos to their fellow students and our local communities at this fair," said Susan Capra, Alverno High School's Campus Minister in a press release.

In addition to volunteering for organizations like Beagles and Buddies and Ronald McDonald House, students also created new services for their high school.

"Students have also created internal programs to prevent loneliness, suicide or depression and to aid in beautifying our own campus," said Capra in the press release. "This Service Fair is a chance to come together in service and hope."

The event, co-hosted by Alverno's Christian Service class, will provide volunteer opportunities for all attendees.

Guests will also have the chance to donate to various causes or purchase homemade jewelry, shirts and speciality items. All proceeds will go toward students' designated projects and organizations.

The Second Annual Senior Service Fair will take place at the Alverno High School Main Terrace on Friday, Jan. 6 from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

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