Miller students play Santa for those in need

Five Miller Middle School eighth grade students purchased gifts for those in need Thursday at Walmart with money raised by the entire class. Pictured with the toys purchased are, from left, Macey Lolwing, Jazmin Ibarra, David Barlow, Cody Songkhamdet and Demiko Deng.

Five Miller Middle School eighth grade students purchased gifts for those in need Thursday at Walmart with money raised by the entire class. Pictured with the toys purchased are, from left, Macey Lolwing, Jazmin Ibarra, David Barlow, Cody Songkhamdet and Demiko Deng.

A couple of less fortunate children in the area are going to have a special Christmas this year thanks to the generosity of eighth graders at Miller Middle School.

Students each brought in $1 and some donated more to buy presents for a 3-year-old and 7-year-old who are in need. They selected the two lucky recipients from the Angel Tree program of the Salvation Army.

Read the full story in today’s Marshalltown Times-Republican.

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