Veritas Christian Academy seniors Madi Bennett, left, and Abi Bartlow shovel away piles of dirt from the sidewalk as they and others from the school work to beautify the exterior of the Oread Christian Center, 912 Illinois, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Third-graders through high school seniors from the school as well as faculty members spent the day volunteering at several sites around town as part of a day of service.
A Veritas student digs a hole for a small shrub in the front of the Oread Christian Center. Nick
Veritas Christian Academy senior Ali Dover, front, laughs as freshman Rebekah Andersson fixes a braid in her hair. The two spent part of the afternoon raking leaves from the backyard of the Oread Christian Center, 912 Illinois, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.