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Faith & Service

Students travelling to Atlanta for new service trip

This will mark the first time students will serve the Dream Center

Teghan Simonton Oct 11, 2017

Seven students, led by Resident Directors Anthony Jarrell and Liz Diviney, will serve at the Dream Center in Atlanta, Georgia during their fall break. The trip will run from Monday, Oct. 16 to Sunday, Oct. 22.

This is the first year that Waynesburg students will serve at the Dream Center, a national organization of church-led non-profits, participating in a variety of ministry opportunities.

“Our students will be educated about the different needs in Atlanta, and get some practical experience in many of the missions, such as homeless, children and human trafficking outreach,” Jarrell said.

Students participating in this mission trip include:

  • Paige Gilchrist, senior criminal justice administration major from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Brentwood High School)
  • Moesha Godwin, senior psychology major from Bronx, New York (Harry S. Truman High School)
  • Abigail Kingston, senior sociology major from Fombell, Pennsylvania (Riverside High School)
  • Destiny McCune, senior children and youth ministry major from New Castle, Pennsylvania (New Castle High School)
  • Alexandria Peters, senior history and political science major from Meadville, Pennsylvania (Meadville Area Senior High School)
  • Nicole Romero, senior biology pre-dental major from Cudahy, California (King Drew Magnet High School)
  • Harrison Scott, sophomore biochemistry major from Greencastle, Pennsylvania (Greencastle-Antrim Senior High School)

For more information, contact Kelley Hardie at 724-852-3461.

Founded in 1849 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Waynesburg University is located on a traditional campus in the hills of southwestern Pennsylvania, with three additional sites located in the Pittsburgh region. The University is one of only 21 Bonner Scholar schools in the country, offering local, regional and international opportunities to touch the lives of others through service.

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Ashley Wise, Director of University Relations

724-852-7675 or awise@waynesburg.edu