‘Soup for Soul’ event at Monticello Middle School benefits food shelf

Monticello Middle School Culinary Club and musicians recently presented an ensemble night to benefit the Monticello Food Shelf. Advisers Karen Smith, Jennifer Macki and Melissa Krohn organized the March 14 “Soup for the Soul” event, which raised $552 after expenses. State matching funds were used to bring the total contributed to the food shelf to $1,105. Small soup samples were served while musicians played in the commons area. Smith reported 40 sixth-grade musicians and 54 seventh and eighth-grade musicians participated, with 35 ensembles being performed throughout the evening. The MMS Culinary Club is an after-school group of eighth-graders that has 31 students. More than 200 registered and were served during for the soup-tasting event. (Photos by Tim Hennagir)

Katie Neuses and Alayna Peterson, culinary club and band musicians, serve soup to guests.

Katie Neuses and Alayna Peterson, culinary club and band musicians, serve soup to guests.

 

Bailey Geyen-Helget, Kaleb Holmes, Shawn Sellner and Garrett Holme play in an ensemble group.

Bailey Geyen-Helget, Kaleb Holmes, Shawn Sellner and Garrett Holme play in an ensemble group.

 

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