Friday, December 17, 2010

Hopkins School gives to Connecticut Food Bank

Hopkins School held a holiday assembly Friday and Student Council President Sam Greco '11 announced the totals for this year's Canned Food Drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank, according to a release.
Nancy Carrington, executive director of the Food Bank, shown, attended and received a check for $75,471.24, the release said.
Carrington thanked the students and faculty for their dedicated and generous support, and announced that over Hopkins' 20-year history of raising money for the Food Bank, the school has raised more than $479,000, the release said.
"With the addition of this year's total raised, Hopkins School has raised over half a million dollars for the Food Bank over the last 20 years," it said.
"This is an incredible achievement that generations of Hopkins can be proud of."
This years' class rankings are:
5th Place: 11th grade, with $8,683.95
4th Place: 9th grade, with $10,649.87
3rd Place: 12th grade, with $15,793.67
2nd Place: Junior School, with $19,342.15
1st Place: 10th grade, with $21,001.60

Editor's note: The information and photo in this post was provided by Hopkins School

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