Students attend Pinal County Town Hall event

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
DSC_0009.JPG

Learning a little about volunteerism are from left: Alvaro Alvarez, Brittany Allison, Analisa Robles, and Richard Romo. (John Hernandez photo)

By John Hernandez

San Manuel Miner

Four students from San Manuel High School attended the Pinal County Town Hall event held at Harrah’s Ak Chin Casino Resort on Oct. 16 and 17. This was the 26th Annual Town Hall with this year’s theme being “Step Up, Involve, Connect: Uniting Communities Through Volunteerism.” Each year students from Pinal County schools play an important part in the event. This year the keynote speaker was Judge William O’Neil. Bob Shogren who used to work in the Mammoth-San Manuel School District and now is the Director of the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism also spoke and moderated a panel discussion.

The four seniors from San Manuel were Brittany Allison, Alvaro Alvarez, Analisa Robles, and Richard Romo. Besides the speakers, panel discussions and banquet, on Thursday the students participated in a volunteer event by cleaning up Vekol Wash near the Town of Maricopa. Britanny Allison also won an essay contest which gave her a $1,000 scholarship. The four students said that the event was awesome.

admin (7674 Posts)


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • Additional Stories

    Night Viewing of Objects in the Sky at Catalina State Park’s Star Party on September 24

    September 13th, 2016
    by

    Night Viewing of Objects in the Sky at  Catalina State Park’s Star Party on September 24 PHOENIX – If you […]


    Off the Beaten Path Labor Day Weekend Adventures at Arizona State Parks

    August 31st, 2016
    by

    Off the Beaten Path Labor Day Weekend Adventures at Arizona State Parks PHOENIX – The Colorado River, Arizona’s many lakes and Sedona […]


    New ADOT policy allows approved memorials along highways

    August 29th, 2016
    by

    New ADOT policy allows approved memorials along highways Plan promotes safety for families, motorists and ADOT personnel   PHOENIX ‒ […]


    Friday Night Lights are Here

    August 26th, 2016
    by

    GLOBE Aug. 19           Casteel                         7 p.m. Aug .26 […]


  • Additional Stories

    Project to improve SR 77 north of Winkelman to begin in late August

    August 22nd, 2016
    by

    Project to improve SR 77 north of Winkelman to begin in late August The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin […]


    MEDICAL CODING & BILLING PROGRAM

    August 12th, 2016
    by

    MEDICAL CODING & BILLING PROGRAM   Individuals wishing to pursue the rewarding profession of Medical Coding and Billing have the […]


    The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation has announced that the 2016 Globe-Miami Community Investment Fund grant

    June 13th, 2016
    by

    Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Announces 2016 Community Miami, AZ (June 9, 2016) – The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation has announced that the 2016 Globe-Miami Community […]


    Local Scout receives leadership award

    May 4th, 2016
    by

    Local Boy Scout Michael Garcia was awarded the Venturing Leadership Award for Council Level March 11, 2016. The Venturing Leadership […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger

  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather