Students from the Red River Technology Center chapter of Health Occupations Students of America painted over Main Street in Duncan, OK with pictures and scenes from the board game Candyland.


It starts setting the mood for the upcoming Main Street programs, including the Holiday Stroll and the Christmas parade. It heightens the aesthetic appeal of the street during the holiday season. It gives the HOSA students a sense of accomplishment, while getting them ready to help others.

By lending aid to the community service project, the students are learning what it takes to help someone else, which is a trait necessary to be a nurse… [it helps] gives the HOSA members an outlet when dealing with their stress.

Plus, it gives students a chance to get out of school for a while, which helps freshen up the lessons.

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