Wakefield students sponsor coat drive

Wakefield Country Day School students, from left, Anna Clarke, Megyn Kelly, Rebecca Paulisch and Monica Marciano delivered several bags of donated outerwear to the Coalition for the Homeless in Washington, DC. Courtesy photo

Students at Wakefield Country Day School, in Flint Hill, recently sponsored a coat drive to benefit Coalition for the Homeless Inc., a shelter in Washington, D.C.

On Feb. 9, teachers Monica Marcian and Kirsten Youngquist and students Anna Clarke, Megyn Kelly, and Rebecca Paulisch delivered 38 coats and jackets, 24 pairs of gloves and mittens, 23 hats and numerous scarves.

Marciano sponsored the event as part of her character education program.