Graduate physical education student Heather Prochaska can sum up her undergraduate study abroad trip to Belize in two words: life changing.
With spring in the air, thousands of children across the country hit the diamond to play little league baseball and softball, but very few of those leagues have professionals available to treat injuries and train coaches on safety. It was that problem that first sparked the interest of graduate student James Berry.
Eighteen students are traveling from Milledgeville to San Ignacio, Belize to help educate on healthcare.
Graduating senior Stephanie Hedlund began college in 2008. After bouncing around from a biology major to education, she finally decided nursing would be the best fit for her.