Middle School Students Make Lily Pads for Children at Parkview

Some students at a local middle school are making life a little easier for children spending time in the hospital. These students created lily pad seats to be used with IV stands. Children in the hospital can then sit down and be pushed from place to place instead of walking with their IV pole.

Posted: Dec. 13, 2017 7:54 PM
Updated: Dec. 14, 2017 10:35 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -  Some students at a local middle school are making life a little easier for children spending time in the hospital.  

These students created lily pad seats to be used with IV stands.  Children in the hospital can then sit down and be pushed from place to place instead of walking with their IV pole.  

"When they carry IV polls, it's very hard for them to walk, because IV polls are difficult to carry around. And then they can sit on the IV pole, while someone pushes them around to get to place to place," Towles New Tech Middle School Student Grace Witzigiuter said.

"So we have eighteen students within our whole art class and we each designed our own," Towles New Tech Middle School Student Sophia Shaw said.  "And interviewed some of the younger students at our school. and got some ideas and then went off of that."

Each lily pad has a unique design, and students gave 22 of them to Parkview Wednesday. 

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