Teen elected president of ECW

A 16-year-old Alamosa High School sophomore has been elected president of the Episcopal Churchwomen at St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, Alamosa, according to the Pueblo, NM Chieftain

Samantha Sparrow, daughter of Linda Sparrow, was unanimously elected this month to the post traditionally reserved for the graying set. It is believed she is the youngest woman to be elected to the position in parish’s history.

Next month she and other churchwomen will put together hygiene bags for La Puente, the San Luis Valley’s homeless shelter. The women of St. Thomas typically contribute 50 or more such bags containing combs, soap, washcloths, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, lotion and other personal products to the shelter.

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