This year's Bloom High School National Honor Society (NHS) students were recently recognized by Prairie State College (PSC) for outstanding community service.
PSC presented Bloom's NHS group with the 2013 Michael R. Monteleone Community Service Award during an August board meeting. The annual award is given to a person or group in the local community for contributing "in an extraordinary way to education through community service as either a volunteer or a community leader."
Here are some of the events Bloom NHS students helped out with over the past year:
- Brookwood Junior High Book Fair
- Touch of Warmth Project at Marian Catholic High School
- Touch of Warmth Project at Homewood-Flossmoor High School
- Respond Now Toy Drive
- Lion's Club Candy Drive
- Ronald McDonald House Christmas Wish List in Oak Lawn
- Local parking lot cleanup in the Heights
- Family Reading Night at the Bloom High School Library
- Bloom High School Honors Brunch
- Jones Community Center service work