May 25, 2016 3:00 PM

90 high school sophomores participate in planting the NH Food Bank Production Garden

MANCHESTER — High school sophomore from across New Hampshire were elected to spend four hours planting the NH Food Bank Production Garden.

These 90 students will spend their day on June 4 planting produce to be distributed to agencies across the state that are in need.

The project is part of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) flagship program, which is designed to to educate and empower high school sophomores and to help them recognize their leadership talents. These students are given this opportunity to become effective and ethical leaders in their home, school and community.

Students in the HOBY program use their leadership skills to complete 100 hours of local community service.

For more information about HOBY New Hampshire, visit

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