Somerset MS students ‘cut shoes’ on last day of school

New Richmond News: Seventh grade students at Somerset Middle School used patterns provided by Sole Hope to cut old jeans into shoe uppers, which was then sent to Uganda where the material is used to make shoes for children.

A total of 120 seventh-graders, as well as several staff members, took part in the shoe-cutting party.

“The overall reaction by the students was very positive,” Driscoll said. “They liked the idea of using the last day of school to do something worthwhile. They were happy to help children in need and make a difference in the world.”

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