Sports teams raise funds for MASH toy drive _lowres

Photo provided by Crystal Evans -- Sports teams at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts held a toy drive Dec. 12 for underprivileged children. Participating athletes, from left, included Ally Nguyen, of Broussard; Steven Harris, of Natchitoches; Corey King, of Hammond; Triniti Bulliard, of New Iberia; Lauren Rains, a sophomore from Zachary; Claire Leming, a junior from St. Francisville; Lindsay Michelle, of Plaquemine; Lyrren Mwaghore, of Luling; Samantha Hernandez, of Slidell; and Kaitlynn Willis, of Pitkin.

Sports teams at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches raised $1,823 for the Radio MASH (Make A Smile Happen) Toy Drive held at Wal-Mart on Dec. 12.

Radio MASH is a toy drive held by the Natchitoches Jaycees to help underprivileged children in Natchitoches Parish. Student athletes at LSMSA, including Claire Leming, a junior from St. Francisville, and Lauren Rains, a sophomore from Zachary, worked hard to help raise the money, said Crystal Evans, of LSMSA.