(C)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL
Cosby Academy members, from left, Caley Williamson, Emily Hartsell, Eunice
Jijon, and Kate Grubb, have launched Jeans for Teens, a project to collect blue
jeans for young people in homeless shelters.
|Published: 8:50 AM, 02/07/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
COSBY-Her friends say that Eunice Jijon's goal in life is
to save the world through recycling.
For now, Eunice, a sophomore at Cosby High School, and
her friends and fellow sophomores Caley Williamson, Emily Hartsell, and Kate
Grubb are working to do their part by collecting "slightly worn" blue
jeans to recycle and distribute to young people living in homeless shelters.
All four are members of Cosby Academy, the highly
successful organization launched several years ago to help CHS students prepare
themselves for college by taking advanced courses, completing community service
projects, and broadening their horizons through field trips and other study
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