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HCC students donate $900 to San Mar Children's Home

January 21, 2013
  • Front row, from left, Hagerstown Community College students Heather Price of Fairplay; Andrea Robinson of Hagerstown; Rebekah Brown of Sabillasville, Md.; Jean Stonestreet of Hagerstown; and Ariel Dick of Hagersotwn. Back row, HCC student Katlyn Thomas of Clear Spring; HCC student Fabiola Viteri of Hagerstown; San Mar Education and Volunteer Coordinator Millie Steinke; HCC professor and club co-adviser Mary Beth Chaney; HCC student and club president William Miller of Hagerstown; San Mar Development Director Daniel Day; HCC professor and club co-adviser Jeannine Stonestreet; HCC students Audrey Mills and Brooke Weller, both of Hagerstown; HCC student Tawny Ditto of Clear Spring; and HCC student Christina McKevitt of Boonsboro.
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The Future Educators Club at Hagerstown Community College recently held a raffle to benefit San Mar Children’s Home in Boonsboro.

Student club members raised more than $900, which they presented to Daniel Day, San Mar’s director of development, and Millie Steinke, San Mar’s education and volunteer coordinator, in December.

The funds will be used to purchase technology needed for educational activities.

According to HCC professor and club co-adviser Mary Beth Chaney, HCC students will return to San Mar Children’s Home in the spring to volunteer as tutors and peer mentors and to assist with a variety of social events for the children.

The Future Educators Association is a professional organization for students interested in education-related careers.

The organization provides students with activities and materials that help them explore the teaching profession in a variety of ways and helps them develop the strong leadership traits that are found in high-quality educators.

The HCC chapter has more than 50 student members.

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