BC cadets give to help Haitians

By Dal Cannady - bio | email

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Benedictine Military Academy cadets are always eager to help those in need.

They proved it again Tuesday when class officers presented a check for almost $700 to the Savannah chapter of the American Red Cross to help earthquake victims in Haiti.

The cadets paid so they didn't have to wear their uniforms on Friday and also collected some outside donations.

Students think their generation is more socially conscious than many might think.

"It demanded help and I'd like to think kids our age can see that now and help them because we're all in this thing together," explained senior class president Matthew Shay.

The cadets have used the "free dress day" to help other causes in the past. But Shay said they put this drive together with just a day or two notice.

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