Students can collect 636 pounds

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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Students at Chesapeake Public Charter School including, back row from left, Kyle and Karly Winegardner, stand with Mrs. Joanne Clapp and students McKenna Dean and, front row from left, Kasey Winegardner, Myles Dungan, Derek Nichols, Matthew Williams, Matthew Jarvis and Emma Carroll as the school celebrates its first-place finish in a Cans for Habitat collection this year, when it collected 636 pounds of cans. Patuxent Habitat for Humanity has been recycling cans to help raise money to build decent, affordable homes for people in Southern Maryland. In addition to the charter school, numerous other schools and businesses in the area participated, including George Washington Carver, Town Creek, Piney Point , Hollywood and Benjamin Banneker elementary schools.