Mount Vernon HS Freshmen Make Holidays Brighter for Senior Citizens

By
Spotlight
January 07, 2019

More than 40 freshmen from Mount Vernon High volunteered their time after school to make the winter holidays a little brighter for some local senior citizens. The students participated in three craft workshops to create winter-themed decorations including ornaments, paintings, and 3-D snowflakes.

Ten of the students, along with Class of 2022 sponsors Erin Mahoney and Amanda Riemenschneider traveled to the Sunrise Mount Vernon assisted living center and decorated the main gathering hall while sharing stories and laughter with the residents. The freshmen plan to return in February to create Valentine’s Day crafts with the residents.

Contact news liaison Monty Fritts at mgfritts@fcps.edu