Joseph Morabito, Wildomar
When Elsinore High Schooler Nate Belliveau was a student at David A. Brown Middle School he had the idea of opening a store, so to speak, where students of modest means would be able to get gently used clothing.
Though it didn't materialize until he was in high school, Marisa Couron and Abraham Esquer made his aspirations a reality and called it Nate's Pantry in his honor.
Nate's first taste of extracurricular input came last year when he wanted to have a game room available on campus. He started by circulating a petition among the students and teachers. Easy enough, but when he heard that the superintendent was coming to the school, he brought the petition to him