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NAC Alum, Favie Silva, Leads a Community Clean-Up in Santa Ana
Recently, Nicholas Academic Centers Class of 2010 alum, Favie Silva, decided to set an example for a younger cousin by organizing a community clean up effort: “I started this project because of my cousin, Ariel. I walk him to school every morning, and one particular morning, he said to me, ‘Hey, Favie; look, those kids over there dropped trash on the sidewalk. Why didn’t they put it in the trash cans?’” Favie didn’t know how to answer, and she was moved when her cousin spoke again: “Well, this place is a trash can because there’s trash everywhere.” She thought to herself, “He’s right.”
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The Food Fight Against Poor Nutrition Continues on Jamie Oliver's Big Rig
The revolution continues. The “Food Revolution,” that is. Nicholas Academic Centers’ students continue the march to conquer bad eating habits, learn nutritional cooking tips, and adapt a healthier lifestyle, all thanks to the classes taught aboard Jamie Oliver’s Big Rig, a mobile cooking and nutrition school funded by the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and The California Endowment.
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