EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) - Middle school students in the northern Iowa city of Eagle Grove spent a day doing service projects to honor a caring student who was killed in 2008 when a tornado swept over a boy scout's camp.
The Fort Dodge Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/1foUXmz ) students at Robert Blue Middle School joined for the projects during the annual Aaron Eilerts Day of Service. The day marks the life of a scout from Eagle Grove who had just finished his eighth grade when he was killed by a tornado that hit the Little Sioux Boy Scout Camp in western Iowa.
Middle school Principal Scott Jeske recalls Aaron was always looking to help people.
Some students made pillowcases, which Aaron would do for gifts.
Others activities included painting murals and collecting food for pantries.
Information from: The Messenger, http://www.messengernews.net
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