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SVC Students Complete Fall Break Service Trip to Appalachia

Public Relations
Posted: Wednesday Nov 2, 2011

Nine Saint Vincent College students participated in a Campus Ministry-sponsored fall break service trip to Appalachia October 14 to 17.

The students worked with Saint Michael’s Mission in Clay, West Virginia, where they painted the floors and walls of the parish’s food pantry. They also participated in scrubbing the church’s carpet, power washing the church, and completing yard work.

The volunteers include (standing in front): Sean Crockette, a sophomore communication
major from Tucson, Arizona; (left to right): Chuck McCullough, a senior history major from Pittsburgh (15241); Julie Pomerleau, a senior psychology major from Jeannette; Thomas Waruszewski, a junior accounting major from Pittsburgh (15229); Maria Jarvis, a freshman international business major from Hagerstown, Maryland; Elijah Colliflower, a freshman biology major from Falling Waters, West Virginia; Bonnie Pratt, a senior elementary instruction major from Fairview; Natalie Jones, a freshman elementary instruction major from Export; Jody Marsh, Campus Ministry Secretary; Mark Mannerino, a senior accounting major from Rochester; and (standing in back) Fr. Jean-Luc Zadroga, O.S.B., campus minister.