Undertake-a-Freeway cleanup honors former Studying Excessive pupil

READING, Pa. – An Undertake-a-Freeway cleanup honored the legacy of a former Studying Excessive College pupil.

Members of the Jorge Luis Acevedo Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund gathered close to the previous Queen Metropolis Diner in Studying for the cleanup on Sunday.

Acevedo, also called JR, was killed by a drunk driver in 2003. He was 17.

This was the nineteenth 12 months the cleanup occasion was held in JR’s honor.

His household says they hope others take his story critically.

“It is not solely do not drink and drive, it is also watch out who you get into the automotive with,” stated Ada Acevedo, JR’s mother, along with his sister, Nikki. “Do not get right into a automotive with somebody that is consuming, please name another person.”

JR’s household says he confirmed an curiosity within the culinary arts, so annually, they offer a scholarship by way of the Berks County Neighborhood Basis to a Studying Excessive College pupil pursuing an training within the culinary arts.

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