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Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam Alisa Sprain of Alexandria, a student in the child development program at Alexandria Technical College, along with her daughter, Kady Sprain, 3, weighed food donated by students during a food drive challenge at the school.

'What if' idea feeds hungry

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A food drive challenge among several clubs and programs at Alexandria Technical College resulted in nearly $730 in donations and more than 500 pounds of food.


The idea started with the Business Professionals of America (BPA) club.

"Our original goal was to run a food drive with BPA and then we realized that it would be great to do it with another club," said local BPA president, Teanna Allen of Alexandria.

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