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‘Green-minded’ students earn money while giving back to nature

Performing manual labor outdoors in July is probably not the way most Houstonians would choose to spend their time, but for some HISD students, there’s nowhere else they’d rather be.

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Students Spend Summer Beautifying the Outdoors

Rather than spend their summer watching TV and keeping cool, nearly two dozen students from Austin, Bellaire, Carnegie Vanguard, Challenge Early College, DeBakey, Lamar, Lee, Milby and Westbury high schools are helping create trails in area parks as part of the six-week Student Conservation Association’s (SCA) summer program.

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