Service Day, 1999

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bean-counters On August 31, students from Earth, Life, and Time performed service projects for Habitat for Humanity and the National Arboretum as part of College Park Scholars' fourth annual service day.

Pictured here are (left to right) Ramar Vaughn, Kenny Takata, Ricky Parker, and Todd Metcalf, bean-counters in the best sense of the term, assembling the harvest of over 60 lbs. of beans from the Children's Garden of the National Arboretum. The beans were later donated to local charities.
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At the beginning of the day, Ricky Parker and Chiles VandenBosche listen to an orientation by Arboretum staff members.

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hands Deer pose a major threat to the harvests of the Children's Garden. Although it was late in the season, many ripe beans were still undamaged by local deer.


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Eugene Pak, Kenny Takata, and Ricky Parker demonstrate harvesting techniques along with the nobility of manual labor.

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