Hurrying to fulfill community service requirements is a rite of spring for high school seniors in Maryland and the District.
Augusto Coffield, 17, tutors fourth-graders Sophia Chen, 10, right, from Highland Elementary School, Jacqueline Torres, 9, left, from Brookhaven Elementary School, and John Calle Herrena, from Sargent Shriver Elementary School, in Silver Spring. Coffield is a senior at Wheaton High School who helps younger students with their math classes to complete his final "student service learning" hours required for graduation. Students have to complete 75 such hours to be able to graduate. Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post Buy Photo