Bill Keith speaks with Canton Police School Resource Officer Andy Curry about the increase in car accidents and driving violations on and near the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Campus. The driving infractions are especially prevalent at student arrival and dismissal times. They are working together to educate students about the need for greater focus while driving.
Sam Badger talks with Beth Meade, Managing Director of Donor Relations for the Canton Community Foundation, about the Veteran’s Summit. The summit is an education resource presented by the foundation.
Rebekah McBride speaks with Alexis Boron, Canton Junior, about BLAST. BLAST is a fundraiser she is planning to fight Neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. The fundraiser was started by a local family after their daughter was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. Lisa lost her battle with cancer in 2013 and since then Alexis has relaunched the fundraiser.
The Wilcox Foundation offers an annual essay contest/scholarship program for graduating seniors. 88.1 the Park’s Midha Mashhood spoke with 2016 Canton graduate Grace Grimes. She was one of two $3,000 winners in the 2016 competition. This year’s contest asked students to research what it meant to be a good citizen in Plymouth. Grace’s research looked at the role of women that contributed as good citizens in the community.
Saba Mangla spoke with Gregg King, Facilities Supervisor for Canton Township. They talked about the work of keeping all of Canton’s buildings clean and in working condition. They especially focused on the seven historic buildings owned and operated by Canton Township.