Los Alamos Youth Leadership Members Spend Weekend Performing Community Service

Los Alamos Youth Leadership member Nic Gonzales with wreaths to be placed on graves for the Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LAYL members, from left, Andreas Runde, Josh Dyer, Jordan Bailey, Alex Jaegers, Ruby Selvage, Cid Rice, Melissa Teter and Nic Gonzales brave the snow Saturday to help lay wreaths on graves at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

For the 6th year in a row, members of Los Alamos Youth Leadership (LAYL) participated in Wreaths Across America. The youth placed wreaths on graves Saturday at the Santa Fe National Cemetery as part of the national event.

After the ceremony, the group went shopping for a local family that they have adopted through the Women of Beta Sigma Phi, Los Alamos Alpha Zeta Chapter.

The LAYL group raised money earlier in the year through car washes and concessions sales to pay for the family gifts.

LAYL members, from left, Melissa Teter, Ruby Selvage, Jordan Bailey, Josh Dyer, Alex Jaegers, Nic Gonzales, Cid Rice and Andreas Runde pose with holiday gifts purchased Saturday for a Los Alamos family. Courtesy/LAYL

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