Source: NorthFulton.com

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Johns Creek High School students start backpack charity

by Staff Reports

June 11, 2013

Wilson Creek Counselor Alexcia with backpacks filled with school supplies by JCHS students Natalie Johnson, left, and Kathryn Speese.
JOHNS CREEK, GA. Backpacks on students are as ubiquitous as Stetson hats on cowboys, but for many students it is a luxury their parents cannot afford.

Natalie Johnson and Kathryn Speese are two Johns Creek High School students who decided that was a problem they could help remedy. They started their own charity Pack-A-Backpack.

They collected and donated backpacks filled with school supplies to disadvantaged students in Fulton County. They donated 10 filled backpacks recently to Wilson Creek ES students with a need.