SSC students recognize, make a difference on Earth Day

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Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class gathered Thursday in recognition of Earth Day.

Sophomore PLC members Kandyce Davidson and Kelsey Edminsten walk the Boomtown playground in Seminole and pick-up trash in honor of Earth Day on April 22.
As part of Earth Day appreciation, PLC students volunteered to pick-up trash in the community through the City of Seminole’s “Community Clean-Up” efforts this week. The students collected trash near the Boomtown park area. Those pictured are (l-r): Kaitlyn Matlock of Lexington, Tiffany Maxey of Catoosa, Uriah McPerryman of Wetumka, Emily Dobbins of Broken Arrow, Cepado Wilkins of Shawnee, Kelsey Edminsten of Okemah, Kandyce Davidson, of Wewoka Jaycee Johnson of Paden, Sydney Winchester of Prague, Jenna Harrison of Shawnee and Connor Buchanan of Wewoka.
Members of the Seminole State College President’s Leadership Class gathered Thursday in recognition of Earth Day. The students visited with Ray McQuiston – Fulfillment Center Director for Kontoor Brands, Inc. – who discussed the importance of sustainability and how he spearheaded a recycling initiative for the company to help lower waste and help the environment. He also challenged the students to think of small ways they could do their part in their personal lives and also on the college campus.