"Future of Good" Program from US Cellular Awards Grant Money to Locally Founded "Teens Grow Greens"
Posted: Dec 27, 2016 3:40 PM CDT | Updated: Dec 27, 2016 10:03 PM CDT
A local student has garnered national recognition for a program he developed so young people have access to healthy, fresh food.
Charlie Uihlein Director of "Teens Grow Greens" appeared Tuesday on the CBS 58 News at 4 with Ryan Graham, a high school senior and founder of Teens Grow Greens.
Ryan is a recipient of a special grant from the "Future of Good" Program sponsored by US Cellular.
The program recognizes the ways young people are doing great things in community.
Ryan was selected for his work to help recruit inner city youth to teach them how to grow gardens and cook healthy sustainable food.
Ryan gets several thousand dollars for college and his group.
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