Fifth grade students in Ardath Nigro's social studies classes made Christmas cards for servicemen and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of the students designing cards included, l to r, Lucas Barrington, Johnathon Beckett, Brandon Brown and Miranda Thornton.Fifth graders make cards for servicemenArdath Nigro's fifth grade social studies classes at West Elementary designed Christmas cards and wrote letters to our brave men and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. The students wanted to thank our troops abroad and to let them know their service is appreciated. Since they are thousands of miles from home, the students hope their messages of encouragement will brighten the day of any service member who reads them.U.S. Congressman Zack Space (18th District) provided the shipping of the cards and letters.