CRESTVIEW The Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center in Niceville has additional diapers, baby wipes, juice boxes, chocolate chip cookie dough, and assorted bagged snacks following a local school's efforts.


CRESTVIEW The Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center in Niceville has additional diapers, baby wipes, juice boxes, chocolate chip cookie dough, and assorted bagged snacks following a local school's efforts.



Antioch Elementary's junior deputies recently collected the items, valued at several hundred dollars, for the nonprofit agency, which helps at-risk children.



The junior deputy program teaches Antioch fourth- and fifth-graders integrity, responsibility, community service and leadership, a school spokesperson said.



Parents, teachers and School Resource Officer Marcus O'Sullivan's recommendations are considered in deciding the program's participants.



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This appears in the April 15-17, 2015 edition.



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Editor's Note: Due to a communication error, an earlier version of this story stated that the students collected the items along with several hundred dollars rather than "valued at" several hundred dollars.