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Second-grade student Ben, left, reads a book out loud to Cpl. Cary T. Farrington at Arthur Edwards Elementary School May 19. Farrington, a refueler with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, and more than five other Marines helped teachers proctor elementary students during their end-of-grade exams May 18-19. “I feel it is most important to volunteer at schools because it helps out the kids and the teachers,” said Lance Cpl. John M. McDonough, a supply clerk with MWSS-271. “These kids are like us Marines. They come from all over to Cherry Point, and our volunteering helps give them a chance at a better education.”

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Workhorses volunteer at local elementary school

27 May 2011 | Pfc. Cory D. Polom

Second-grade student Ben, left, reads a book out loud to Cpl. Cary T. Farrington at Arthur Edwards Elementary School May 19. Farrington, a refueler with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, and more than five other Marines helped teachers proctor elementary students during their end-of-grade exams May 18-19. “I feel it is most important to volunteer at schools because it helps out the kids and the teachers,” said Lance Cpl. John M. McDonough, a supply clerk with MWSS-271. “These kids are like us Marines. They come from all over to Cherry Point, and our volunteering helps give them a chance at a better education.”

Cpl. Cary T. Farrington, right, assists Jalen, a second grader from Arthur Edwards Elementary School, edit his story for capitalization mistakes May 19. Farrington, a refueler with Marine Wing Support Squadron 271, and more than five other fellow Marines helped teachers proctor elementary students during their end-of grade exams May 18-19. “I feel it’s extremely important for us to volunteer with the local community, especially the schools,” said Lance Cpl. Zachary A. Satryb, a supply clerk with MWSS-271. “It helps the children and it helps the teachers.”


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