40 Pequannock Township High School students placed 500 pinwheels across the front lawn of the school the day before the homecoming football game – to spread awareness about the dangers of underage drinking.
The Pinwheel Project is designed to visually represent the 5,000 youth who die as a result of alcohol yearly.
“Each pinwheel represents 10 deaths due to underage drinking,” said Phyllis Minicuci, Project Coordinator for the Pequannock Township Coalition. “It’s a very powerful statement and I’m proud of the students. They stepped up and did a terrific job.”
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