Key Club officers from South Mississippi high schools volunteered their time July 22 to paint trash cans for the beaches.
The students worked on the project on property owned by a business on DeBuys Road.
Students from Stone County, Pascagoula, Gautier, Biloxi, and Harrison Central High Schools participated in the service project. Supplies for were donated by Home Depot.
Key Club is the largest student-led service organization in the world, with more than 280,000 members in 34 countries.
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This is the high school branch of the Kiwanis organization. Pascagoula Kiwanis' outgoing president Rogena Woods-Mitchell helped organize the event along with LaMissTenn Key Club Lt. Governors Shana Bouregois of Stone County High School and Esmond Tsang of Biloxi High School.
Participating in the service project were Shana Bourgeois,Emily Wright, Rose Boone, Isabella Millerite, Emma Ballard, Tyler Schumock, Valencia Suite, Rose Bourne, David Rayburn, Esmond Tsang, Faith Nguyen and Kelly Chu.