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Niko Melendez

Clarification

PORTAGE | A story in Tuesday's edition about Niko Melendez should have said that efforts to raise $24,000 to purchase a lift for his disability van are ongoing. Family, friends and members of the Portage High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps are teaming together to help the famil…

May 02, 2013 12:05 am
PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PORTAGE | Niko Melendez was all smiles when he entered the Portage High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps classroom.

April 29, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

Niko Melendez, 20, shares a laugh with students in a JROTC class Friday at Portage High School. Melendez is a 2010 graduate of Portage High school. He visited PHS Friday to thank JROTC kids who are helping with two upcoming fundraisers for him to help him buy a lift for his van.

April 26, 2013 4:44 pm
PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

Portage High School JROTC members Josh McClellan and Jennifer Leary hold an applause sign above Niko Melendez, 20, a 2010 graduate of Portage High School. He visited the class Friday to thank them for helping him raise money to buy a lift for his van so he can get to school.

April 26, 2013 4:43 pm
PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

Niko Melendez, 20, talks to a JROTC class at Portage High School Friday during a return visit. Melendez is a 2010 graduate of Portage High school, spent three years in the JROTC program, and now attends Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso.

April 26, 2013 4:44 pm
PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

PHS JROTC members step up to help one of their own

Niko Melendez, 20, gathers for a group portrait with a JROTC class Friday at Portage High School. He's is a 2010 graduate of Portage High school, spent three years in the JROTC program, and now attends Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso. He has cerebral palsy and is need of a lift for …

April 26, 2013 4:43 pm
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