Local Students Volunteered In Texas During Winter Break PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rachel Vogel Quinn   
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 13:40

PELLA, (01/22/2013)(readMedia)-- The following local students volunteered on a mission trip in McAllen, Texas, during winter break at Central College:

Emily Huegel, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa and a elementary education major at Central College

Ashlyn Huegel, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa and a exploring major at Central College

Levi Spain, a native of Lost Nation, Iowa and a business management major at Central College

Angie Allgood, a native of Muscatine, Iowa and a exploring major at Central College

Meghan Brophy, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa and a religion major at Central College

Alicia Huegel, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa and a exploring major at Central College

Kevin Templeton, a native of Muscatine, Iowa and a music education-vocal major at Central College

Students traveled during winter break at Central College in order to volunteer on a mission trip in McAllen, Texas from Jan. 3 to Jan. 12.The group of 84 students was led by the Campus Ministries team, including Chaplain Joe Brummel, Sarah Schlager and Nick Rohner.

The students had the opportunity to volunteer in public schools, Habitat for Humanity houses and boarding schools for Mexican girls; serve meals at Boarder Missions; and put on kids' carnivals in impoverished neighborhoods.

Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1,500 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics.

Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state's largest lake and 40 minutes southwest of Des Moines. Please visit the college website at www.central.edu.


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