Owen Mulvey, WHS Junior, Hayley Moore, WHS Junior, Leah Konieczki, WHS Senior, and Megan Kelly, WHS Junior, all members of the National Honor Society assisted in packing for the Backpack program at the Waushara County Courthouse Demo Room on Thursday, Aug. 6th. This year 450 Backpacks were distributed by drive-thru with pre-registration only on Saturday, Aug. 8th at the Waushara County Fairgrounds. Each backpack held the essential supplies for school depending on the grade level of each students. All funds are donated for the program and this year each backpack was valued at over $40 making it over $20,000 in donations. Angie Konieczki is the coordinator the event and works all year obtaining the backpack and supplies. This year’s backpacks were totally free due to COVID-19. Other years a small fee was requested.