Taja Cole : How Blessed and Fortunate We Are

Taja Cole : How Blessed and Fortunate We Are

Every moment I spent in Costa Rica touch my heart in ways I’ve never felt before. It made me realize how blessed and fortunate I am. Ever since I’ve been back in states I haven’t complained once because I know life could be much worse, than me having...
Haley Clark : What We Fill Our Jar With

Haley Clark : What We Fill Our Jar With

As a student-athlete, I’ve had lots of experiences that will stick with me forever. But this experience, I feel, had the biggest imprint on me emotionally and mentally. We were able to bond with other sports and staff, bond with and learn about another culture,...
Rachel Zilinskas : Eternally Grateful for This Opportunity

Rachel Zilinskas : Eternally Grateful for This Opportunity

Out of my comfort zone and into a life-changing experience When we arrived in Costa Rica, we were given a notecard to write what we wanted to get out of the trip.  I wrote three different things: a different perspective, a growth experience by being pushed out of...
Rachel Schick : One I’ll Never Forget

Rachel Schick : One I’ll Never Forget

Rachel Schick, Gymnastics Class of 2017 and Biological Sciences major, had the opportunity to travel with LEAD to Costa Rica for a service learning trip. The minute we stepped onto the plane to head to Costa Rica I could tell the trip was going to be one I’ll...
Emily Cameron : A Life Changing Experience

Emily Cameron : A Life Changing Experience

Emily Cameron, Swimming & Diving Class of 2017 and a Political Science & International Affairs major, had the opportunity to travel with LEAD to Costa Rica as part of a service learning trip in May 2017. 6 Days + 2,500 pairs of shoes + 29 AMAZING...
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