Student advises people to care for the local parks and recreation centers
LAREDO , TX. - A brilliant student advises the youth not to damage the local parks and recreation centers , as they are for everyone and paid by Laredoans.
Aileen Mata, a senior from Nixon High School (LISD) and national program participant “Shadow” or ” The Work Appreciation of the Youth”, made such a request.
” The city of Laredo invests up to $70,000 per year in repairs, damage, graffiti, arson and vandalizing other pools , sports facilities , parks, recreation centers and plazas,” said the future psychologist.
Aileen, accompanied Osbaldo Guzman, director of the Department of Parks and Recreation Services of Laredo, as his ” shadow ” in this appreciation program designed for schools and government.
” The money from the taxes paid by our parents is used to build these public places for everyone to enjoy, we have to take care of the parks,” said the high school student.