“I find that junior high kids are so motivated to do things,” Mattes said. “Things like this, they just jump on board and take an active role in.”
In May, the students will have a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity by staying in cardboard boxes on the lawn of Griffith Elementary.
Tuesday, the Junior Beta members met with Washington Mayor Joe Wellman, who signed a proclamation for Heritage Day on Saturday. Wellman said he hopes they “will be the citizens of the future.”
“They know that helping the community is important,” Wellman said