88-1 the Parks, Sumedha Sethi, talks with the Treasurer for the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Muslim Student Association, Safiya Waqhar. They talked about the student group, opportunities they offer for students, and Muslim celebrations.
The Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) club was recognized for their efforts to help teens avoid distracted driving situations recently when they received second place in the 2021-2022 Strive for a Safer Drive Program. 88.1 the Park’s, Avneet Pandher, spoke with Plymouth High School Teacher and SADD Advisor, Janet Sutherland, about the club and the recognition.
The Telephone of the Wind was set up in Plymouth’s Hines Park to give people a way of sharing a message with a friend or family member that has passed away. The phone is on the Lake View Trail near Newburgh Lake. The phone was created by Canton resident Brandi Kloostra to honor her father. It was based on a similar phone in Japan. 88.1 the Park’s Bailey Wixon spoke with Brandi about the phone and how it’s helped the grief process.
Recent racist video and social media posts have brought forward the issues of hate and bias on the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Campus. The incidents were followed by a student led walkout. 88.1 the Park’s, Jayden Jones, talked with the President and Vice President of the Black Student Union at P-CEP, Jacob Jackson and Andy Gusway. They talked about the posts and what students are doing to encourage change.
Canton Township is hosting two upcoming events for families in the community. 88.1 the Park’s Sydney Capen and Jayden Jones spoke with Recreation Specialist, Chelsea Straub, about Bark in the Park and the Spring Fling Dance.