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A caring kid

Thursday, July 8, 2010

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Sydney Newell sits among the plants in the garden created by the members of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic School's Horticulture Club. Sydney initiated the idea for the garden as a way for the students to share their produce and their time with homebound members of the parish. For her efforts she was recognized as a Kohl's Kids Who Care.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Girl makes a difference, earns national recognition

jillb@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Kids can make a difference. Just ask Sydney Newell.

Eleven-year-old Sydney began a project last year that has grown throughout her school and her St. Francis Xavier Parish. Now it has blossomed earning her recognition as a Kohl's Kids Who Care, a program honoring the volunteer initiatives of youngsters across the United States.

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