“It’s so much more than a court” expressed UCF Athletes in Santa Ana, Colombia

August 2019 “I learned that the world may view America a certain way, and hopefully this trip changed the perception of Americans to Santa Ana.” – Alyssa “The biggest thing I learned from the community is the power of expressing thankfulness.  From the moment we got here they celebrated and showered us with love.  That […]

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Jesuit New Orleans High School forced out of their comfort zones in Plato, Colombia

June 2019 Before arriving to Plato, we were warned that the living conditions would be very different from what we were used to back home. We were not thrilled, but we still tried to prepare ourselves for this mental and physical test. As we flew for four hours and drove for another four hours, we […]

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St John’s Jesuit students Explore Tierra Firme, Colombia

(story and photos: Noah Kokensparger) It all started nine months before the trip – the start of this life changing journey and an experience of a lifetime. For many, I believe we soak in the idea of traveling abroad and getting the opportunity to meet new culture, explore new places, try new foods, sleep in […]

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