Hope House President Eleanor Hickey, announced that ten School of the Osage students in the GATES Program received funding for their summer educational activities. Six School of the Osage Middle School students: Harrison Adams, Collin Chilton, Faith Edwards, Abbie Henderson, Blake Johnson, and Eliza Keoppen, will be attending William Woods College for Kids. "Rocky" Ted Christopher Pope will be attending Drury Leadership Academy at Drury University, and William Fewell will be attending Math Camp Competition at Southwest Baptist University. Tyler Woods will be attending the MU Robotics program at Missouri University, and James Coats, School of the Osage High School student, will be attending the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine at Missouri University.
Eleanor Hickey stated that none of these students would be able to participate in these summer programs without Hope House support. Barbara Fisher, a Hope House volunteer, assisted in presenting the certificates.
Hope House is a non-profit emergency aid center, food pantry, and thrift store serving 300 to 350 families each month with needs for food, clothing, medical prescriptions, auto parts, utilities, and varying financial needs.
For more information about Hope House, visit www.hopehouseofmillercounty.org or call (573) 365-0099.