Any day is a good day to promote community and celebrate service, but Saturday, April 18 will be an exceptional day to do that in the city of Savage thanks to the efforts of Shrey Pothini, a fifth grader at Harriet Bishop Elementary School.
Shrey Pothini, a fifth grader at Harriet Bishop Elementary in Savage, has been honored as a Distinguished Finalist in the Prudential Spirit of Community Service program.
New and used shoes of all kinds — athletic, heels, sandals, boots, wingtips and more — were collected during the first official project of the new Service Club at Hidden Valley Elementary School in Savage in January called “Shoe Away Hunger.”
Sixth grader Averie Pritchard got the idea that her school, Marion W. Savage Elementary in Savage, take on a community service project.
It’s one thing to reach out and help those around you. It’s another to organize those around you to help even more people. But Shrey Pothini, a fifth grader at Harriet Bishop Elementary School in Savage, has gone one step further.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District is seeking AmeriCorps Promise Fellows for their secondary schools. Promise Fellows will work with youth in grades 7-10 at one of the following locations: Metcalf Junior High School, Eagle Ridge Junior High School, Nicollet Junior High School, Burnsville High School and Burnsville Alternative High School.