• Jake Elwood

    Jake Elwood

    Class of 2015
    Blooming Prairie, MN

    Jake's Bio:
    Hello everyone and welcome to my blog! My interests range from fishing and running to spending time in the chemistry labs with the professors. The Duluth area mixed with the professional and compassionate faculty and staff that make up St. Scholastica are, in my opinion, the perfect match up for an awesome college experience. I look forward to blogging about my future adventures!

  • Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

  • Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

  • Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

Kentucky D3

Well, today was the day! The day was spent working on houses. The family we are working with is in need of a new deck, so we spent most of the day putting in the framing. We met the family, and they were more than welcoming. They had a daughter who was probably half my height. Her family is quiet poor and she is unable to attend school. Her dad was also recently admitted to the hospital due to a number of health complications. Despite the hardships in her life, she spent the entire day working along side of us. She was probably the hardest working, well mannered little girl I had met in my entire life. Watching her today definitely made me reflect and revisit some of the preconceived notions of poverty that I still carried with me.

It reminded me of the quote I came across last year on the New Orleans service trip, “We begin by imagining that we are giving to them, we end by realizing they have enriched us” Pope John Paul II. 

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