Students shop to stave off hunger

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Camryn Franke and Ashley Bryand, students at Monett High School, shopped to stock the food pantry recently established at Monett High School. Funds for the food purchase were received through private donations. The food pantry, established in conjunction with the Care to Learn initiative, offers assistance to students who may need help with food supplies in their homes. Classes at Monett Middle School are vying against high school students in an “out stock the pantry” competition, which runs through Monday, Feb. 27. The principal at the losing campus subject to being embarrassed in front of their entire student body. Pantries established at each campus will benefit their respective students. Contributed photo

Camryn Franke and Ashley Bryand, students at Monett High School, shopped to stock the food pantry recently established at Monett High School.

Students at Monett High School took part in a shopping spree to stock a food pantry established at the school in conjunction with the Care to Learn initiative. The food pantry offers assistance to students who may need help with food supplies in their homes. Food pantries are being established at both the high school and middle school campuses, with students competing to “out stock the pantry” at their respective locations. Pictured, from left, are: Camryn Franke, Ashley Bryand, Jay Jastal, school resource officer, Lilly Schmidt, Alex Turner, Cassidy Pachner, Kayleene Shanks and Michael Branch. Contributed photo