Photo courtesy of TeamVOLS
Members of the TeamVOLS 2011 Alternative Spring Break trip to Chicago gather downtown after a week of service work. This year students with TeamVOLS traveled to Morgantown, W.Va. to help serve the community and gain a higher sense of social issues that affect all communities.
Students use break for good cause
A handful of students dedicated their spring breaks to a week of participating in multiple community service opportunities in Morgantown, W.Va., as part of TeamVOLS’ annual Alternative Spring Break Trip program.
Trip participants gained a sense of community within the team and a heightened awareness of local social issues as they helped complete daily tasks at a variety of locations.
Mark Moore, program leader and senior in special education, hopes that the experience will continue to benefit students as they return to their everyday lives.
“The biggest goal I had was just making sure the team really came together ...