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Washington County Technical High School students plant garden

July 01, 2011
  • Volunteers planting a garden at Potomac Center were, front row from left, Nikole Kotanko, Lacy Kelley, Amanda Williams, Scott Smith, Thomas Lefferts, Jason Kegarise, Andrew Bradley and Angel Ayers. Back row from left, Steve Frame, Travis Clipp, Brian Gossard, Paul Stevens, Jacob Swope and Lisa Lynn, volunteer coordinator with Potomac Center.
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GREENCASTLE, Pa. — Students with the landscape design and horticulture class of Washington County Technical High School put their training into practice at Potomac Center, a state residential center for adults with intellectual disabilities off Marshal Street in Hagerstown.

Over two days in the middle of May, the students and their teacher, Steve Frame, planted a garden for Potomac Center residents. The project was to plant a salad bar for a family of 50. Residents will maintain the garden.

They also beautified the grounds by trimming bushes, pulling weeds and planting flowers.

For more information on volunteering at Potomac Center, call 240-313-3504.

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