Lehi Tonga Jr., 16, a sophomore at Holly Springs High School, built two “buddy benches” and donated them to Holly Grove Elementary School for his Eagle Scout project. He hopes they serve as a safe place for kids who are feeling bullied or for the children to make new friends.
Lehi Tonga Jr., 16, a sophomore at Holly Springs High School, built two “buddy benches” and donated them to Holly Grove Elementary School for his Eagle Scout project. He hopes they serve as a safe place for kids who are feeling bullied or for the children to make new friends. Kathryn Trogdon ktrogdon@newsobserver.com
Lehi Tonga Jr., 16, a sophomore at Holly Springs High School, built two “buddy benches” and donated them to Holly Grove Elementary School for his Eagle Scout project. He hopes they serve as a safe place for kids who are feeling bullied or for the children to make new friends. Kathryn Trogdon ktrogdon@newsobserver.com

Holly Springs Boy Scout builds ‘buddy benches’ to raise awareness of bullying

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