adoptahighway eve1East View Elementary students volunteered Feb. 22 to collect trash on Hwy. 2830 for "Adopt-A-Highway".OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/24/14) – On Saturday, students and staff from East View Elementary gathered to collect trash from along a two-mile stretch of Ky. Hwy. 2830 as part of the school’s commitment to the “Adopt-A-Highway” program.

East View Elementary teacher Amanda Davis said the decision to join the program was an idea she had when looking for ways to encourage kids to take part in more community service projects through the popular “Leader in Me” program.

The Saturday clean-up effort was the second time for the local highway.

adoptahighway eve2East View Elementary students and teachers volunteered to collect trash Feb. 22 for "Adopt-A-Highway".

Davis said clean-up along the road will take place three to four times per year.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Dennis Beard

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 9053

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6340

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5519

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5283

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 3678

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 9053

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8582

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 3678

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 2056

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1630

Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug Possession,…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1175

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 20, 2015 882

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 864

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
April 20, 2015 803

Police Seeking Public's Help in Locating Man…

by Wes Miller
April 20, 2015 656

Former Certified Medication Technician for Dawson…

by Leland Hulbert
April 20, 2015 578

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by Melissa Heflin
April 20, 2015 427

KDOW: Caney, Hurricane, Copper among Hopkins…

by Dick Brown