CHICAGO (CBS)– An Eagle Scout and in Gurnee is making an impact in his local schools.
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Woodland student Aaron Richards created “Buddy Benches” for his Eagle Scout project.READ MORE: Young Boy Shot And Seriously Wounded In Bronzeville High-Rise Apartment
“Buddy Benches” allows students to signal to their classmates when they want to be included at recess.
Richards donated the benches to the playgrounds at Woodland Intermediate.MORE NEWS: Family Of Girl Who Died At Age 11 Finds Her Headstone Overturned And Damaged At Cemetery In Hillside
“These benches represent 136 volunteer hours, but they will benefit students at Woodland Intermediate for years to come,” a spokesperson said in a news release.