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Secret Meals Backpack Project

Shelton State’s Student Leadership Council raised nearly $1,500 for Secret Meals for Hungry Children. Shelton State’s Student Leadership Council in raising funds for Secret Meals for Hungry Children.  Many children rely  heavily on free and reduced price school breakfasts and lunches. This program discretely slips nutritional meals into backpacks each Friday so that no child is hungry on Saturday or Sunday. There are currently fifty-one schools in the West Alabama area that are serviced by this program.

Rock the Boat Book Drive

Shelton State Community College’s Office of Student Engagement concluded their “Rock the Boat” book drive after collecting 480 books for young adults.  A statewide service project for community college students, the book drive was a collaborative effort between Shelton State and the Alabama Deans of Student Affairs Association’s 2017 Student Leadership Institute.  The Institute chose to encourage world exploration through reading as their service project.  Each participating College was asked to sponsor a book drive.  Local teachers were contacted to determine areas of student interest, and all donations will be distributed among service area schools.  In addition to College-wide participation, assistance was provided by the Literacy Council of West Alabama.

S.D. Allen Ministries

The Shelton State Tour Guides helped set the record with S.D. Allen Ministry and Mission for beds delivered in one day! This meant that there were 17 fewer families worrying about where they sleep at night. All of the faculty, staff, and students who worked with this did an amazing job!

Alberta School of Performing Arts

Coach Joe Eatmon and  members of the Shelton State Men’s Basketball team, spoke with students at Alberta School of Performing Arts as part of their career day festivities.