FFA students from Bartow High were on hand as the donation basket at Lowe's near the TD Bank went out. In the back row from left is Imani Williams, Trent Rogers and Destin Cloud. In the middle row, from left is Ru'Ciara Burgess, Chealsey Huron, Cayla Mitchell, Kelsey Whitaker, Courntey Mitchell, Emilie Marlow, Abby Heidel, Allissa Bankston, Melissa Lisbon and Melanie Williams. In the front row, from left, is Crystal Figueroa, Daja-Lin Jones, Daja Whitehurst, and Adriana Vazquez.
Bartow High’s Future Educators of America have started a fundraiser where the club will receive five cents for every pound of donated items to a bin that is located at Lowe’s, 425 E. Van Fleet Drive.
The donations will go to Goodwill and people can donate housewares, collectibles, home décor, clothing, shoes or books. Goodwill will then pay FEA for the donations.
The money raised from the Suncoast Goodwill Chapter out of St. Petersburg will be used to fund classroom supplies, and state conference fees.
They have raised $42 since they started.
Early release Wednesday
Students in public schools will be released from class one hour early on Wednesday, Dec. 5. That means those who get rides with their parents will be ready to be picked up from school one hour earlier than they usually are.
Christine Roslow can be reached at email@example.com.