Helping Hands, Fulton School team up for technology, community

Photo by Austin Wells, Blue Ribbon News.

ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 23, 2014) Helping Hands of Rockwall County partnered with Fulton School parents, students and staff and raised $22,000 during the walkathon event at the school campus on Sept. 15.

With the partnership, Fulton donated 25 percent of the funds ($5,500) to Helping Hands. Around 130 Fulton students ages 3-18 walked anywhere from one to three laps of a quarter mile course to help raise funds for new technology for the Fulton School classrooms.

Pictured on the top row are Fulton School football players Tyler Treadway, David Mendoza, Kaine Yeakle, Zach Johnson, Levi Bernard, Max Mitchell, Melody Hail, Kay Dutta, Letha Hopkins, Heath Mayor Lorne Liechty, and Rockwall Mayor David Sweet. Bottom row are Fulton students Abigail Encinia, Riley Rand, Kyndal Metcalf, Novymber North, Bailey Jimenez, Harley Finnel, Ahkil Patel, Justin Choi, Genevieve Young, Charity Graves, Reese Brown and Brooke Collins.

Story and photo by Austin Wells, Blue Ribbon News reporter.

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