Mead High School students build Nicaraguan greenhouse

Four teenagers from the Mead High School Interact Club spent their Thanksgiving break in Nicaragua meeting schoolchildren, dedicating a water system and building a greenhouse.

"I hope you had a nice, relaxing break, because we didn't," Club President Katie Rademacher, 18, told other members of the club to laughter at their lunchtime meeting Wednesday.

Katie; her father, Dale Rademacher, who is Longmont's director of public works and natural resources; Veronica Silbaugh; her son Luke Silbaugh, 16; Micaila Andersen, 17; and Raechel Jones, 17, all took the trip to Nicaragua to see the greenhouse the club funded in person.

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