The cold winds of November are blowing and that can be a problem if you are an elementary student on recess without a coat. For some 60 students at Highland Park Central, that problem has been solved by some Washburn University Students.
Members of the Washburn Law Democrats delivered more than 60 coats to the school to be handed out to students to help keep them warm. The university students held a challenge to see who could collect the most coats. Washburn student Nikki Southall talked about the coat drive. “It went really well. We’ll keep doing it.”
Highland Park Central Principal Kelley Norman said that counselors, teachers and she will decide which students most need a coat. The coats will be handed out over the next few days.