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St. Norbert College Students to Visit South Carolina for Service Program

From St. Norbert College, March 2, 2015
by Erich Wegenke, erich.wegenke@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

Eleven St. Norbert College students will visit Spartanburg, S.C., from March 14 to March 21, to work on an affordable housing project as part of the college's TRIPS alternative break service program. Participants will work on home repair projects with Christmas In Action, a non-profit organization with the vision of being a force in preventing sub-standard housing. The organization rehabilitates the homes of elderly, disabled and otherwise disadvantaged homeowners.

Participants in the South Carolina trip are: Adam LaLuzerne (Sturgeon Bay, Wis.), Haley Nett (Appleton, Wis.)--Trip Leaders

Elizabeth Severance (Janesville, Wis.), Ashley Huckstep (Oconomowoc, Wis.), Jamie Karrels (Grafton, Wis.), Brennan Schneider (Menomonee Falls, Wis.), Tyler Hacker (Green Bay, Wis.), Aaron Waldoch (Milwaukee, Wis.), Katelin Selner (Luxemburg, Wis.), Elizabeth Heckenlaible (Luxemburg, Wis.)--Participants

TRIPS (an acronym for Turning Responsibility Into Powerful Service) is an alternative break program organized by the Sturzl Center for Community Service and Learning at St. Norbert College. It is designed to give students the opportunity to put their beliefs into action through service and solidarity with various communities. TRIPS challenges students to participate in a week or more of service in areas throughout the United States and the world.

For more information, contact Jennifer Nissen, assistant director of community service and learning at the Sturzl Center, at jennifer.nissen@snc.edu.