Fairfield students recognized as 'Charity Champions'

Students at Fairfield High Walter Fitzgerald campus were recognized for their part in the Optimum Community

Students at Fairfield High Walter Fitzgerald campus were recognized for their part in the Optimum Community "Charity Champions" fundraising program. (4/10/15)

FAIRFIELD - Some high school students in Fairfield are putting charity before themselves.

The students at Fairfield High Walter Fitzgerald campus received a $1,000 prize Thursday.

The school was recognized for its part in the Optimum Community "Charity Champions" fundraising program.

The money will be donated to the Daniel Trust Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping support orphaned children worldwide.

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