A cohort of students, faculty, and staff of Habitat for Humanity spent a day refurbishing the playground at St. Martin’s House in Ridgely. The work included reconstructing the roof on an old shed and sprucing up a playhouse for small children.
Thirty-five members of the Washington College community spent their spring break week building a house in Columbus, GA, as part of Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge Program in a partnership with NeighborWorks Columbus. This was the College program’s 13th alternative Spring Break trip, and 31 students (roughly 2% of the student body), three staff members, and one faculty member made the journey, as the largest Collegiate Challenge team fielded by Washington College yet.
After an internship that gave him hands-on, Spanish-speaking business experience in Santiago, Chile, Ryan Bankert ’13 has already landed a full-time job with a global firm that has branches in his favorite place—Latin America.