“This is absolutely worth giving up my break for,” said Drake, a senior finance major from Laconia, N.H. “I’d probably be at home doing nothing otherwise. Now I am here having a great experience.”
You have to dig
deep and not assume what someone
can or can’t
~ Sophomore Beth Brouard
Cepeda’s enthusiasm had blossomed by the end of the week.
“I’d definitely recommend this to anyone, even if at the beginning you are unsure. Knowing that you’ve done something to help others is a feeling that is well worth it,” she said.
Cepeda, worked alongside Kyle Robidas, a junior criminal justice major from Brookfield, Vt. They were responsible for running daily activities for clients. Robidas chose this trip to stretch his limits. He traveled to New Orleans last year on an ASB trip.
“It really hits you after about two weeks back at school,” said Robidas. “You start realizing how the trip affected you and get the bigger picture of what you did. You’ll want to go back and do it again.”