Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado awarded Springs Studio for Academic Excellence the overall non-traditional school winner for the 2016 Harvest of Love food drive, after students collected 15,184 pounds of food.
"This is a long-standing tradition of us presenting an awared to your school," said Shannon Brice, Care and Share chief development officer, as she presented the award. "Because of you collecting more than 15,000 pounds of food, so many families are going to have healthy meals and happy holidays."
Led by the school's student council, Springs Studio students hold a variety of fundraisers during the annual food drive. Students also collect non-perishable food items as part of the efforts to help the hungry in the community.
Springs Studio, is the recipient of the of the overall winner in the non-traditional school category for at least the last four years, according to Brice. The
"I hope you guys know that you mean so much to us at Care and Share, but even more to the famliies and the people that we serve."