St. Vincent de Paul students answered this week’s question during Friday’s Arbor Day celebration.
“Arbor Day means God created the earth, and he wants us to take care of it.”Camille Fuller, Mount Vernon
“It is important because trees are the basis for everything. Without them, there is no life. They make everything better.”Curran McConville, Mount Vernon
“Trees enlighten the world. They make everything look better. They provide all we need.”Keith Robinson, Mount Vernon
“This is a day to give back to the trees. They supply us with oxygen and paper products.”Brooks McKinley, Mount Vernon
“It means people plant trees. The trees take in the old air and give us back the oxygen.”Autumn Ruza, Mount Vernon
“The trees are important to our community. They give lumber for houses and for food. They are so beautiful. Celebrating them is important.”Elizabeth Day, Mount Vernon