Students from Conrad and Hillcrest high schools volunteered to spend a recent Saturday afternoon helping clean up the White Rock Creek area.
More than 70 students from the two high schools and 21 adult volunteers filled up 126 30-gallon trash bags with garbage and debris.
Students from the two schools also competed in a first-ever Conservation Cup to see who could pick up the most trash. The Conrad High School Environmental League challenged Hillcrest to the competition.
Conrad won the Conservation Cup by collecting 23 bags of trash.
The Conrad team members were:
And the Hillcrest team members were:
The next big student cleanup will be in September.