Santa Paula FFA Participates in Adopt-A-Pathway Clean-Up Day
Santa Paula High School
Published: September 19, 2012
Numerous members of the Santa Paula High School FFA program joined together after school to assist with the first annual Adopt-A-Pathway Clean-up project sponsored by the America In Bloom and the City of Santa Paula. “We are making an effort to get our students more involved within the community,” said FFA advisor Mr. Flores. This event is an extension of yearly volunteer beautifications projects in which students take the time to clean, pick-up debris in various areas of the city, and help replant various landscape plots around town.
Students took part in cleaning debris along the new Walk-Bike Path on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 along Palm St. to 7th Street. In addition, students have taken part in other citywide beautification projects with our America In Bloom partners such as preparing the new flower planters for downtown Santa Paula and helped landscape the Blanchard Library.
“Projects like these help beautifying our town and helps us appreciate where we live while making a positive difference in our community,” said Santa Paula FFA Officer Kristen Harvey. “Our list of volunteer events grows every year because we try to get students involved in the community and teach them the importance of giving back to the community.”
The Santa Paula High School Agriculture program and FFA is working diligently to expand opportunities for student success, personal growth, and community involvement. “Serving our community is one of the benefits of being involved with the FFA,” says FFA Chapter President Veronica Lemus.