HHS students assist manage prom boutique for students in need to have


Employed official attire, shoes and jewelry are receiving a next possibility to strike the dance flooring this 12 months many thanks to Very best Lifetime Diet and Hahnville High School’s Figure out a Queen group.

The area small business and student team are organizing a promenade boutique to assist pupils in require practical experience a enjoyment and fashionable promenade expertise.

Donations can be dropped off at Hahnville Superior School Monday by Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Finest Everyday living Nourishment Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marquita George, a mental overall health skilled who operates at HHS, stated the concept to get started the boutique arrived from knowing that around the very last several yrs numerous neighborhood family members have experienced money hardships due to COVID and Hurricane Ida.

George began the Identify a Queen group at HHS – a team comprised of minority women at the school.

“I commenced the team to give them a platform to occur alongside one another and spread positivity,” George stated. “It started off as an on the web group.”

George explained HHS’ Interact Club has finished a similar promenade outreach in the past, and that this is the first yr that her team is facilitating the work.

“Jody at Very best Everyday living achieved out to us about the notion and I was thrilled about it,” George reported. “I truly authorized the women in the group to system it and they arrived up with an strategy to grow to be a boutique. It took place so speedy.”

The promenade enable is being made available to HHS juniors and seniors. George reported fascinated contributors can get hold of her to fill out a kind with their measurements, and then they can get facts about what is obtainable in their sizing.

“We article all of the items that we receive and if any little ones say they’re intrigued then at lunch time they can come in the boutique and store,” George claimed. “We actually want to established the phase for a whole purchasing working experience. We are heading to open up up the keep this week and have some tunes participating in in there.”

George included that the Recognize a Queen members have beloved arranging the hard work.

“Donations are pouring in and we’re so thrilled to see wherever it goes,” she reported. “People are also donating revenue so that we can get issues that aren’t donated and we can also consider that income and get reward cards for shops and hair and make-up and factors like that.”

In long run a long time George hopes to grow the giving to contain other dances like homecoming.

“I’m really hoping this is anything we do each individual year,” she reported. “I’m hoping this is a way we can tie the local community and faculty with each other extra. I think individuals definitely want to aid but do not know how, so if we can preserve up items like this it’ll give a way for persons to enable.”

So much, she claimed the program appears to be to be doing work.

“Right now in my trunk I have 30 attire,” George stated laughing.

For extra data, make contact with George at [email protected].