Supporting the troops

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The Jefferson-Craig Elementary School student council recently held a fundraiser to help support county efforts to send packages to Switzerland County soldiers now serving in the Middle East. The group raised $250, which was donated to the American Legion Auxiliary, the group that is coordinating the shipments.

Shown here are, front row, from left: Vicki Abbott, Kayla Hall, Brittany Brown, Alex Dunning, and Chase Ritch. Middle row: Bryce Even, Dakota Judy, Sierra Phillips, Lensi Parham, Logan Todd, Kali Carfield, and Ashley Peelman. Back row: sponsor Joanne Gaudin, auxiliary representative Rita Sullivan, principal Darrell Hansel, and auxiliary representative Jean Humphreys. The groups is now supporting 17 local troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.