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Bossier Schools kicks off United Way campaign

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Bossier Schools has kicked off its 2016 United Way campaign.

Last year, Bossier Schools partnered with the United Way of Northwest Louisiana for one of the largest volunteer events of its kind in the Bossier Parish. More than 300 students, employees and parents served their community by participating in various projects. The one-day event included working at food pantries, cleaning kennels at animal shelters, sorting clothing for volunteer agencies, writing letters and delivering treats to first responders, nursing home residents and cadets in the Youth Challenge program.

Bossier Schools Superintendent D.C. Machen said, “A Day of Service goes hand in hand with Helping Hearts: The Power of We, our district-wide community service initiative. At Bossier Schools, we are blessed in many ways and want to be a blessing to others. This is one way we can show it and demonstrate to our young people the importance of serving others and making the community in which they live a better place.”

The United Way of Northwest Louisiana presented awards to the schools and centers that met and/or exceeded their 2015 contribution goals, as well as for Bossier Schools’ first Day of Service.

The following awards were presented:

Movers and Shakers (the schools/departments that increased over last year)

Bossier Elementary School

Bossier Instructional Center

BPSB Central Office

BPSB Evaluation Center

Bossier Parish Technical School

Butler Educational Complex

Carrie Martin Elementary

Elm Grove Middle School

Legacy Elementary

Plantation Park Elementary

Platt Elementary School
Pacesetters(increased by the most per capita)

Legacy Elementary (920%)

Bossier Elementary (544%)

Bossier Parish Technical School (150%)
Contribution Leader (Raised most, overall amount)

Benton Elementary School


Bossier Schools Day of Service Awards
Most participants – Greenacres Middle
Extra Mile – Haughton High

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