Club taps into community for clean water

The Argyle High School UNICEF club recently received recognition from the Denton County Friends of the Family and were awarded a resolution from State Representative Tan Parker for the philanthropy work they have done.

Former AHS UNICEF president Emiliana Lopez, an active member of the University of North Texas UNICEF club, is working with the Argyle UNICEF club to kick off the annual Tap Project.

The clubs will be hosting several fundraisers in March to bring attention to the thousands of children around the world who will die from a lack of clean drinking water.

The AHS UNICEF club has recently completed four videos that were entered into the Movies 4 Development (M4D) contest to create a 60-second public service announcement that reflects on one of the group’s millennium goals.

Five video teams from around the country will be chosen to go to New York and work with UNICEF to create national campaigns.

For more information about UNICEF or to view and vote on one the M4D videos, visit

For information on what you can do to help with the Tap Project, visit

Pictured above: Back row (L to R): Cole Hastings – President, Patrick Simmons, Marissa Capra, Sara Benetiz – Treasurer, Randi Martin, Pam Arrington – Club Sponsor. Front row (L to R): Tate Watson – Secretary, Brooke Roney, and Leslie Gonzales – Vice President.

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