Local students heading to tornado ravaged Alabama

LAKE CHARKES, LA(KPLC) – A group of Lake Charles students will head to Alabama on Wednesday to help with the tornado cleanup.

14 students with the TELC program at F.K. White Middle School and 7 adults will head to Hueytown near Birmingham to clean the yards of tornado victims.

The group has raised more than $5,000 and is still accepting donations through the TELC disaster relief team account at Cameron State Bank.  The group will also keep updating its Facebook page while it's in Alabama from June 1st through June 5th.

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