Build Up Omaha Award Spotlight: Virgina Arce

by

The student selected to represent Sherman Elementary is Virginia Arce, Grade 3.

Virginia is a smart and kind Sherman Elementary student.  She goes over and beyond to take part in Sherman After School activities and assist others whenever needed.  Virginia helped her grandmother last summer with food distribution to Sherman Elementary families that needed supplemental food support.

Virginia consistently chooses to participate in CLC Service Learning Projects. Recently, she took part in the Keep Omaha Beautiful project at Sherman CLC.  Virginia, two peers, and a CLC staff member walked the Sherman Elementary neighborhood marking storm drains with an Only Rain Down the Storm Drain stickers.  She helped clean out drains at the street level and collected a great deal of trash.  She placed information cards on neighbors doors. The cards reminded residents that trash that goes down a storm drain gets washed into local streams and rivers.

Virgina Arce is an example of an outstanding Sherman ELementary CLC student and one that demonstrates care for friends, neighbors and the environment.

Related Articles

Building bridges across the American divide

From June 19-26, Civic Nebraska hosted four young people through the American Exchange Project. When the week was over, we were overflowing with optimism and enthusiasm for our nation’s future.

Moving on: a letter from Adam Morfeld

Times of transition present challenges for any organization, but I expect the next few months at Civic Nebraska will be a time of opportunity, progress, and optimism.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Locations

After School Programs

  • Sherman Elementary School

    5618 N 14th Ave.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Lewis and Clark Middle School

    6901 Burt St.
    Omaha, NE 68132

  • Lothrop Magnet Elementary

    3300 N. 22nd St.
    Omaha, NE 68110

  • Campbell Elementary School

    2200 Dodge St.
    Lincoln, NE 68521

  • Lincoln High School

    2229 J St.
    Lincoln, NE 68510

  • Lincoln Northeast High School

    2635 N. 63rd St.
    Lincoln, NE 68507