Seventeen Waynesburg University students will travel to Puerto Rico to serve at a multitude of locations during their winter break. The students, led by Michele Kabay, director of athletic training and assistant professor of athletic training at Waynesburg University, and James Bush, professor of mathematics at Waynesburg University, will serve internationally from Friday, Dec. 14, to Sunday, Dec. 23.
The mission team will assist with maintenance and landscaping at the Roberto Clemente Sports City in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The Roberto Clemente Sports City is dedicated to providing athletic opportunities and life lessons for young people throughout Puerto Rico and beyond.
Additionally, the students will help with renovations at Camp Caribe, a year-round Christian ministry that hosts summer youth camps and other events throughout the year, assist at a local youth soccer clinic, help feed the homeless and spend two days at the Puerto Rico Olympic Training Center.
Students participating in the trip include:
- John Anderson, a senior athletic training major from North Huntingdon, Pa. (Norwin High School)
- Taylor Bombalski, a sophomore public relations major from Freeport, Pa. (Freeport Area High School)
- Jeff Champ, a sophomore sports broadcasting/sports information major from Claysville, Pa. (McGuffey High School)
- Brandon Daughtry, a sophomore athletic training major from Burrell, Pa. (Burrell High School)
- Julianna Harpine, a senior athletic training major from Yardley, Pa. (Pennsbury High School)
- Brandon Karabinos, a senior athletic training major from McKees Rocks, Pa. (Bishop Canevin High School)
- Shannon Langworthy, a senior athletic training major from Barnegat, N.J. (Barnegat High School)
- Nadine Leishman, a sophomore sports management major from Frederick, Md. (Frederick High School)
- Brooke Mahaffey, a junior athletic training major from Waynesboro, Pa. (Mercersburg Academy High School)
- Emily Mullady, a sophomore athletic training major from Harrisburg, Pa. (Bishop McDevitt High School)
- Haley Payne, a sophomore athletic training major from Boonsboro, Md. (Boonsboro High School)
- Madison Presto, a junior athletic training major from Aliquippa, Pa. (Center High School)
- Robbie Schultz, a junior creative writing major from New Florence, Pa. (Ligonier Valley High School)
- Shelby Tabrosky, a sophomore sports broadcasting/sports information major from Glenshaw, Pa. (Shaler High School)
- Doven Tack, junior athletic training major from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas (Eisenhower High School)
- Ryan Wockley, a junior athletic training major from Pittsburgh, Pa. (Mount Lebanon High School)
- Dominic Zappa, a junior accounting major from Monroeville, Pa. (Gateway High School)
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