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The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

A splash for money

The Jose Cerda Aquatic Foundation works to support swimmers and water polo players. This is one of the clinics that they have created to help swimmers. “Student Council is so excited to be helping such a worthy and local cause,’ said Max Weiss, 10. Photos Courtesy of Mrs. Louisa Cerda
The Jose Cerda Aquatic Foundation works to support swimmers and water polo players. This is one of the clinics that they have created to help swimmers. “Student Council is so excited to be helping such a worthy and local cause,’ said Max Weiss, 10.
Photos Courtesy of Mrs. Louisa Cerda

Student Council has created a new event called “Play for Jose.” This fundraiser benefits the Jose Cerda Aquatic Foundation (JCAF).

“The programs supported by JCAF are inspired by José’s strong-desire for self-improvement and that of fellow athletes, great camaraderie and his practice of giving selflessly to others. José Cerdá lived life to its fullest, letting everyone know how happy he truly was by the huge grin he always had on his face,” said Mrs. Louisa Cerda, founder of JCAF.

Play for Jose is on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Two volunteers from the majority of clubs participate in various activities such as relay races, strategic games, and eating contests. The volunteers will gradually be eliminated from event.

“I am very excited to participate because I think it will be a fun way to raise money for a great cause. I never knew Jose but it will be a great way to bring the school together to remember his wonderful life and legacy that will always be a part of Sycamore,” said Gwen Constand, 10, participant.

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Elizabeth Rickert, Print Editor-in-Chief
This is my fourth year on The Leaf staff and I’ve been honored with the position of Co-Editor-In-Chief. This means that I have the privilege of overseeing the creation of our print newspaper. In the past I’ve been the creative projects manager and the opinion chief.  In addition to writing for our newspaper, I spend my free time  being an active participant of Student Council as the Executive Vice-President of Communications and volunteering for Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship. Outside of my many activities I can be found hanging out with my friends and reading lots of books  
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