Mizzou Engineers head out on a different kind of winter break


Volunteering with adaptive ski programs that allow people with disabilities to experience skiing is just one example of how University of Missouri students serve the global community. This winter break, 475 Mizzou students will volunteer across the country and in the Dominican Republic. Photo courtesy of MU News Bureau.

A total of 475 students took part in last week’s Mizzou Alternative Breaks, and among them were 24 Engineering students: Alexandra Crump, Liam Gray, Olivia LaVal, Margaret Page, Ethan Rackers, Jacquelyn Ware, Margaret Fields, Julia Ensor, Bailey Stewart, Austin Moser, Elexus Heidari, Will Mihm, Brooke Dean, Bailey Murphy, J.D. Peiffer, Benjamin Frailey, Katherine Phair, Amber Spriggs, Peyton Hubbard, Riley Hedgpath, Riley Jackson, Michael Barton, Jesus Vega and Genevieve Jones.

These students traveled to a variety of destinations in the U.S. or the Dominican Republic to do work on volunteer service projects during their winter break. MAB is the nation’s largest alternative break program. To learn more about their excellent work, click here.



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