Lola Cox went through school blind, worked for many years blind, and lived and successful and fulfilling life blind. We had the privilege to hear her speak about her experiences and what she had to do to live a normal life.
At our first meeting of the year, honor society alumni Ben Cordle, Micah Giraudeau, Andrew Norton, David Norton, Elizabeth Shannon, and Mary Shannon answered our questions about college.
One in eight people in Southwest Virginia are at risk of going hungry, a problem which Feeding America is looking to fix. On January 5, 2017, we were able to volunteer for them, sorting out food that was not safe to eat. Learn more about what they do here!
On December 3, 2016, we had the opportunity to volunteer for the Saint Nick's Christmas Fair at Jeter Farm. The event is run by Global Partners in Peace and Development with all the proceeds going to poor and impoverished children around the world. Find more information by clicking here!
On November 17, 2016, Operation Christmas Child was in full swing at Salem Baptist Church. We loaded hundreds of gift-filled shoeboxes into larger cardboard boxes. Those boxes were, in turn, placed in a trailer to be sent to children in need around the world as a Christmas gift. For more information on Operation Christmas Child, visit them by clicking here!