Hunt County CASA gains volunteers

CASA for Hunt County gained six new volunteers on July 24. Before being sworn in by the judge, these volunteers passed CPS and criminal background checks, completed 30 hours of coursework and observed CPS-related court hearings. As Court Appointed Special Advocates, these volunteers will be a voice for Hunt County children who are in the foster care system. These volunteers will speak up for the children's best interests and report concerns and recommendations to the judge. From the left, the Honorable Andy Bench, 196th District Court Judge, Alethea Gibson of Cumby, Erica Yu of Commerce, Amy Welch of Campbell, Alexandra Pope of Greenville, Rebecca Welch of Campbell, Diana Lewis of West Tawakoni, and the Honorable Keli Aiken, 354th District Court Judge.