"Twenty-one students made the trip south to help rebuild the orphanage, which burned down in 2007. The students stayed from Jan. 5 to 13 and worked on tasks including installing piping and hanging ceilings.
Steve Gearhart, a senior physics major, was responsible for the organization of the trip, Jim Mahar, coordinator of BonaResponds and associate professor of finance, said.
According to Ally Kotz, a sophomore elementary special education major, the goal was much broader than just rebuilding.
"The main goal of this trip was to help as many people as we could," Kotz said"
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Coverage of the Atlanta/Greenville Trip
From tomorrow's BV by Elizabeth Grady