|Vantage goes over the top for Toss A Toy|
|Tuesday, December 17, 2013 9:39 PM|
Vantage students and staff raised over $1,600 for the cause by holding several fundraisers. A jeans day and ugly sweater contest was held first, followed by a dodgeball tournament, a candy cane sale, a penny stall and the sale of paper Christmas trees for the commons area. Career Tech programs also donated money to buy toys, with Building and Grounds donating the most money to the cause.
Mrs. Amy Grothouse, junior cosmetology and VCC teacher spearheaded the effort.
On Dec. 11, her VCC students took a shopping trip to purchase toys to add to those that staff and students had donated!
“A couple of my students told me that this (shopping for the toys for kids) would be the best part of their Christmas,” said Grothouse. “I am so proud of all Vantage students for the effort they put toward this project. My heart just bursts with pride.”
Lee Kinstle’s Eric McCracken and his team were very happy with the results.
“The Vantage students see the need and rise above to get it done,” he stated.