Monday, April 2, 2012

Cheers: UIS students pick a great alternative

CHEERS to a group of students from the University of Illinois Springfield that recently spent a week in New Orleans to repair flood-damaged homes. Twenty-two students and two staff members made the trip March 11-18 to work with HisHands2Go (HH2G) as part of the UIS Alternative Spring Break Group.

The students worked from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day of their trip. “I had never done it before, and it was helping people out,” sophomore Sam Zielke said. “In the end, it was very rewarding.”

The cheer was featured in an April 2, 2012, edition of The State Journal-Register.

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