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No school means sleeping in and lounging on the couch for most students.
But not all.
"Why be like a lot of other students when you can get out into the community?" said Amy Vuong, a student at Wichita Southeast High School. "It's good to see that there are other students who have the same mindset of wanting to get out and help the community."
Vuong was one of more than 30 high school students that helped sort clothes at the United Way's Give Items of Value Distribution Center in downtown Wichita on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The students unloaded and sorted dresses to prepare for Friends University's Gown Town event.
"Girls can come in and get dresses for free," said Courtney Nance, a Wichita South student. "It's a pretty cool opportunity for girls who maybe can't afford it. They can just come in and they can get them altered while they're there, too."
Nance said volunteering made her feel like she was a part of giving other girls the opportunity to go to their own Prom or Homecoming.
Friends University students sorted paper goods and hygeine products at the facility. Volunteers from the Airman Leadership School from McConnell Air Force Base also helped throughout the day.