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Twelve University students to serve in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Posted by Ashley Wise on Thu, Jan 3, 2013 @ 15:01 PM

From Friday, January 4 to Saturday, January 12, twelve Waynesburg University students, along with trip leaders Tom Ribar, chaplain at the University, and Russell Schneider, a resident director at the University, will serve at Mustard Seed Communities, a ministry to disabled and abandoned children, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The service mission team will provide manual labor and work with children in the children’s homes.

Students participating in the mission service trip include:

  • Tanya Aul, junior early childhood/special education major from Kane, Pa. (Kane Area High School)
  • Brittney Bell, senior middle level education major from Clarksville, Pa. (Bethlehem-Center High School)
  • Chelsea Bradford, sophomore international culture major from Holland, N.Y. (Springville High School)
  • Benjamin Carpenter, senior communication (sports broadcasting/information) major from Columbus, Pa. (Corry Area High School)
  • Katherine Fletcher, junior psychology major from Waynesburg, Pa. (Waynesburg Central High School)
  • Stephen  Haynes, sophomore communication (electronic media) major from Smithton, Pa. (Yough High School)
  • Erica Nordlund, sophomore athletic training major from Oak Harbor, Ohio (Oak Harbor High School)
  • Andrew Rose, junior athletic training major from Spanish Fort, Ala. (Novato High School)
  • Paige Shifflett, junior early childhood/special education major from Bloomsburg, Pa. (Bloomsburg Area High School)
  • Jacob Shultz, sophomore athletic training major from Hermitage, Pa. (Hickory High School)
  • Andrea Siciliano, senior history/secondary education (citizenship) major from Finleyville, Pa. (Ringgold High School)
  • Katlin Unrue, senior nursing major from Uhrichsville, Ohio (Claymont High School)


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