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Sanchez Student Council Raises Donations for La Feria Veterans Memorial

David G. Sanchez student council held a coin drive for the La Feria Veterans Memorial project during the month of March as their community service project.

The students brought in coins on a daily basis to donate to the memorial. The entire school participated and a total of $200.00 was collected for donation.

The students received background information about the memorial and how it was a contribution for their home town.

Donations were presented to Arturo Salas, John Hernandez, Patricio Contreras and Mario Prado on Friday, April 20th during a special service at the Veterans Memorial.

Mrs. Nora Lamas, Assistant Principal at David G. Sanchez Elementary and the Student Council Members visited with the veterans during the ceremony and were able to thank them for their service.

Special thanks to Patricio Contreras for the idea of raising the funds for the Memorial Project.

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