Students send 27 care packages to overseas soldiers

12/31/2014, 1:45 p.m.
The Central Elementary School 5th-graders raised $440 to pay for the items that were mailed to the troops.
Central Elementary School students pose with the boxes they filled to be mailed to soldiers stationed overseas. Courtesy of District 202

Students in Jessica Williams' 5th-grade classes at Central Elementary School in Plainfield raised $440 and used the money to fill and ship 27 care packages to soldiers stationed overseas.