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Cadets in Honduras

January 13, 2014

imageOver the 2013 winter break, five AROTC Cadets participated in a philanthropic trip to the village of Democracia, Honduras.  MLIII Austin McIlwain traveled with senior Cadets: Jhordan Figueroa, Charlie Hachat, Logan Birchfield, and Blakely Schirtz.  The group worked with the Clemson chapter of Students Helping Honduras(SHH).  SHH aims to give children from poverty-stricken areas and disadvantaged backgrounds an equal chance to succeed in life by building schools to assist in their education. On this particular excursion, SHH constructed a middle school for the village.  The group prepared the foundation for the building, laid cement, and began constructing the walls of the facility.  Everyone involved reports a great learning experience and opportunity outside of the traditional winter break activities.  The FTB is proud of our Cadets for proving that leadership doesn’t take holiday breaks.

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