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Dec 14
2018

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Students Shoulder to Shoulder Application Now Open

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Ryan Blankenburg, 2017 participant at Pine Ridge Reservation.

The Students Shoulder to Shoulder application process for Summer, 2019, is open. Now is the time to discuss this as an exciting option for next summer. Roeper students and staff who have participated in previous summers have great things to say about this experience.

Students Shoulder to Shoulder offers summer experiential courses in global citizenship for high school students. They take place on four continents and their goal is to “inspire and support the next generation as ethical leaders”. Roeper began it’s partnership with this organization in 2012 and since that time, our students have participated in their summer courses each year in the United States and throughout the world.

The destinations this summer are Bolivia, Cambodia, Kenya, Nepal, Panama, Peru, San Diego/Tijuana, Tibet, Detroit, New Orleans and Pine Ridge Reservation (South Dakota).

See this Flyer for more information.

Summer ’18 Participants:

Avery Long spent one week in New Orleans supporting the work of Common Ground Relief in creating resilient Gulf communities. Roeper forensics coach, Andrew Brock went as a course instructor.

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Avery is in red shirt. Andrew is in back row.

Nicholas Mojares spent one week in Detroit supporting the work of Forgotten Harvest and other nonprofits.

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Nicholas is second from right.

Administrative Assistant at the Birmingham campus, Bridghette Parker, went to Kenya for three weeks as a course instructor where she led students in work wih International Peace Initiatives.

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Bridghette is second from left in first row.

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