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Penn State York Group to Work in New Orleans during Spring Break

3/4/2010 —

Seven Penn State York students and two York faculty members will be taking part in an alternative spring break next week at the Project Homecoming rebuilding in New Orleans, Louisiana.  York students will join with other Penn State students at the Olive Tree Village Presbyterian Church Camp and work March 8 – 12.

The York group, led by Ann Fetterman instructor in English and director of the writing lab; and Andy Landis, instructor in chemistry;  will leave on Saturday, March 6 and have the opportunity to visit the French Quarter and other spots in New Orleans prior to beginning their work in the Ninth Ward.

Students attending the alternative spring break are Andrew Aulbach, a freshman from York; Katie Bricker, a freshman from Mechanicsburg;  Nathan Cutshall, a freshman from York;  Chad Eichelberger, a freshman from Mount Joy; Christian Fetterman, a sophomore from York; Jennifer Lake, a freshman from Wellsville; and Jacob Moore, a senior from Spring Grove.

A total of 68 Penn State students will be working in New Orleans during spring break.

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