The importance of volunteering

AssemblyAs part of National Student Leadership Week, Gorham Middle High School invited leaders of non-profit organizations to the school to speak on behalf of service within the community and to encourage students to volunteer their time. Organizations from the assembly included Melinda Beaulieu and students for the Gorham Community Learning Center, Yvonne Jenkins from the St. Barnabas Church, and Andrea Caron from the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation. Pictured in the photo, Vilolet Strevig from the Gorham Community Learning Center shared with the students that they could come read books with her as a way to volunteer their time. Pictured from the left, Averie Lavoie, Seifer Gillespie, Cole Buteau, Lillian Murphy, Violet Strevig, and Melinda Beaulieu. (RILEY FITZMORRIS PHOTO)