Sep 17 2015

Rockcastle Students Participate in Community Hunger Walk

Members of the RCMS Leadership Team and the RCHS Honors Club and Berea Scholars participated the Community Hunger Walk in Mt. Vernon on Wednesday to promote awareness of the need for food for many in our community.  The groups had the honor of conducting the balloon launch.  Over 700 pounds of food was collected at the event which consisted of 331 walkers.

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This was the 3rd year for the RCMS Leadership Team to participate and collect food for the walk.

RCMS group

The RCHS Honors Club was a co-sponsor of the event.  Both the Honors Club and Berea Scholars members contributed food items for the cause.

RCHS group

Bailee Deborde and Bethany Cromer enjoyed lunch after the walk.

Bailee Deborde and Bethany Cromer enjoyed lunch after the walk.

Dalton Rowe and Carson Noble posed before the walk.  Thanks to Chik-Fil-A of Richmond for supplying free chicken biscuits before the walk.

Dalton Rowe and Carson Noble posed before the walk. Thanks to Chik-Fil-A of Richmond for supplying free chicken biscuits before the walk.

RCMS Leadership Team members Trinity Durham, Katherine Coffey, and Emily Ponder prepared for the orange balloon launch.

RCMS Leadership Team members Trinity Durham, Katherine Coffey, and Emily Ponder prepared for the orange balloon launch.

Leadership Team members Kylee Fain, Bailee Allen, Autumn Courtney, Tristan Winstead and Garrett Hamilton

Leadership Team members Kylee Fain, Bailee Allen, Autumn Courtney, Tristan Winstead and Garrett Hamilton

RCHS students Shyanne Thomas, Anthony Houk, Maggie Franklin and Joseph Cowan.

RCHS students Shyanne Thomas, Anthony Houk, Maggie Franklin and Joseph Cowan.

RCMS students Reese Coguer, Logan Bowman, Zach Taylor, Noah Parkey, and Dougie Collins.

RCMS students Reese Coguer, Logan Bowman, Zach Taylor, Noah Parkey, and Dougie Collins.

RCHS sophomores Jackson Cromer, Sydney Hughes, Breyonna Napier, and Megan Taylor joined the Chik-Fil-A cow for a photo.

RCHS sophomores Jackson Cromer, Sydney Hughes, Breyonna Napier, and Megan Taylor joined the Chik-Fil-A cow for a photo.

Tara Mink helped to lead Wednesday’s walk.

Tara Mink helped to lead Wednesday’s walk.

RCHS Honors Club president, Tara Mink, shared statistics about hunger in our community with the crowd.

RCHS Honors Club president, Tara Mink, shared statistics about hunger in our community with the crowd.

Kyle Coffey and Camden Mink also enjoyed a well-deserved break.

Kyle Coffey and Camden Mink also enjoyed a well-deserved break.

RCHS juniors Maddie Bullen, Emme Barker, Tiffany Fain, Mahala Saylor, Hope Kelley and Julianna Kirby.

RCHS juniors Maddie Bullen, Emme Barker, Tiffany Fain, Mahala Saylor, Hope Kelley and Julianna Kirby.

 

 

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