Staff photo by Cathy Spaulding
Hilldale High School ninth-grader Leah Gunckel, left, joins other students in prayer Wednesday morning during the See You at the Pole prayer service. Dozens of students gathered at the high school entrance for the service. Monty Nichols, the pastor of First Church of the Nazarene, spoke about being persistent in prayer. See You at the Pole is a nationwide, student-led effort to get teens to pray.