RADFORD – Last spring, Belle Heth Elementary School invited parents, teachers and community members to test drive cars at the Ford Motor Mile Test Drive, held at the school’s Spring Maker Faire on April 6.

Belle Heth Principal Tara Grant and several of her students are presented with a check from Melissa Epperly of Shelor’s Growing the Future school outreach program recently at the school. Pictured are: Neena Jaramillo, Mackenzie Leighton, Taryn Arnold, Janiele Slusher, Samara Woolwine, Sienna Carter, Principal Tara Grant, Dennis Blankenship, Tyteona Hall, Kearson Carter, Ariel Sutphin, Keymoni Kimbrough, Seth Baron, Adouncia Hayes, Shelor’s Melissa Epperly, Kaleigh McKinney, and PSA Treasurer Sunny Pratt.

Last week, the school was presented with its earnings of $4,550 from the test drive event, which Melissa Epperly of Shelor’s Growing the Future school outreach program and…



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