Wednesday, March 29, 2006

WC Chapter of Habitat for Humanity Participates in Alternative Spring Break

Chestertown, MD, March 29, 2006 — Washington College's chapter of Habitat for Humanity recently traveled to Americus, Georgia, the headquarters for Habitat for Humanity, during the College's spring break. Students spent the week re-shingling roofs, cleaning yards, painting exterior walls, and installing drywall.

Group members also participated in March Mission Madness, which offered homeowners the opportunity to ask volunteers to help with exterior home maintenance. Habitat volunteers also worked at Koinonia Farms, the place where Habitat for Humanity officially began.

Washington College participants included Kentavius Jones '04, Laura Nace '07, Martin Dunphy '06, David Hosey '07, Joy Woppert '07, Lindsay Bell '07, Noelia Garcia '09, Elizabeth Bateman '09, Holly Marsden '07, Jaime Usilton '06, James Vorhies '06, Aimee' Kidd '07, Astra Haldeman '06, Heidi Cornell '07, Cynthia Sebian-Lander '07, Brooks Long '08, Challys Withers '08, Aliina Lahti '09, Sonya Alexander '09, Lauren Leffler '06, Allison Sullivan '07, Shane Moser '07, and Andrew Mehdizadeh '08.

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