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+ Hays Free Press December 10, 2014 EDUCATION Page 4B ~:l~i~.:gS 7788;: iZttI~,Postr~[STAIJOI~ (;i3 PHOTO BY JIM CULLEN That's (almost) a ton of food The Hays High School National Honor Society went house to house Nov. 22-23 collecting food donations for its Holiday Food Drive. When the group delivered the donated goods to the Hays County Food Bank, they learned their collection weighed 1,605 pounds. In the United States, the standard number of pounds in what's called a short ton is 2,000. So the honor society stu- dents collected more than three-quarters of a ton of food. "1 am very proud of our organization today. From conception to delivery, this was a completely student-run project. I was available for consultation and guidance as needed, but the officers and committee members organized and effectively ran this, and they did a great job," Melinda Earp, HHS NHS sponsor, said. and technical training Appl: r and register now. AUSTIN Spring classes fill fast. CommuNmt COLLEGE Smith named 1st Chair in Region The Dahlstrom Middle School Band is celebrat- ing the announcement that eighth-grade Mus- tang .French horn player Cade Smith was named 1st Chair in the Region Orchestra. It i.s Smith's second consecutive year to earn a place in the competitive auditions for the Region Orchestra. He also stood with nine more of his bandmates as hon- orees in the 2014 Middle School Region Band. PHOTO BY JIM CULLEN + + i F! /liill iiliil , II II I Illl ii i ]li:i 8t i