I am truly blessed to have this opportunity to embark on this adventure and partake and experience the New Orleans culture. I can’t wait!!
- Symone Hollingsworth
I am so excited to be a part of a trip like New Orleans. I’m 17 year of age, see a lot of people my age never been outside there culture but I am bless to be here and to see what the people in New Orleans went through during the hurricane. Love you and hope you experience this trip one day…. Time to have fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
It is such a great opportunity for me at such a young age to be able to go to New Orleans to help other people out while having fun.
- Carithian Jones
I have never been to New Orleans before, but at 15 I am happy to be a part of this experience with Dr.Weaver. I can’t wait to learn all about New Orleans, its history, hurricane Katrina and the customs of this city. I hope I have fun!!!
- Dorian McIntyre
I have been to New Orleans before, but I was very young, about 8 years old, and was not given the opportunity to learn as I will on this trip. I am very excited to learn more about New Orleans, Katrina, and its culture, and to share this experience with fellow leaders. Thank you Dr. Weaver and the rest of the Arthur Langford, Jr. Teen Leadership Institute for putting together this amazing experience!!!
- Caris Allen
I have never really been to New Orleans, only passed through to go to my grandpa’s house. I intend on learning about the many cultures and history of New Orleans and experience as much a s I can , so I can share it with others for when I get back home. I am so glad to be a part of this event and the Arthur Langford program. So, in a nutshell I hope to have a great time in this historical place full of information called New Orleans.
This is not my first time in New Orleans. I have been here many times, due to the fact this is where most of my family is from. I really don’t know a lot about
I am looking forward to this service learning trip to gain knowledge about the culture of New Orleans and to also be able to give back to the community. –Giovan Bazan
I am so excited about this trip to help out the new Orleans community and looking forward to having fun. –Christian Evans
I am looking forward to learning new things, and a new experience. – Nile O.
I am here to be of service to people in need, and experience N.O. post-Katrina-Morris Mapp
I am here to help those whose lives were destroyed from Katrina and hoping to gain as much experience as possible
I am here to give a helping to people that share love for one another and leave with a great feeling – i
I am excited to be on this trip to learn as much as I can about the New Orleans community and I want to help as much as possible. –Jordan carter
Never been this far west but I’m sure it will be an experience I will never forget. Can’t wait to bring enjoyment to so many who have had that emotion absent from them a while. –Wesley Sumpter
I am here to help those who lost all in Katrina and people happy , and hopefully have a good experience- Jordan Chapman
I’m Cleo Johnson and I’m on this trip to New Orleans because I heard it was fun.
I am going to New Orleans because as Americans we should help each other Jacory Brooks.
I have heard that New Orleans was very friendly and family oriented. I can say that I am very excited about the trip and possibly looking forward to returning- Chance Wren
Sometimes you have to take time out of your own life to enrich the life someone else – Richard Charlton Jones
I expect this New Orleans trip to be a life changing experience – Stefan Gresham
I expect to learn something new and to meet new people – Maurice Edwards r
I expect to the history of new Orleans and meet new faces—Rodriguez
I expect to see and learn new stuff in new Orleans
I’m excited about the opportunity to join this group to N.O. while learning from Dr. Weaver (knowledgable, adventurous spirit) Also, looking forward to volunteering and all the various tours outlined on the itinerary – Patricia Osborne
I anticipate that this trip will give me a new perspective on how the people of New Orleans live after the devastation of Katrina, and I expect to be reinvigorated as to how best I can serve and help others. *Courtney Ware
I appreciate the opportunity to learn and see the impact of Katrina on the people and area of Louisiana that have not been told. –Sara Tillman
I think this will be a wonderful experience, and glad I got the opportunity to tag along on this trip. I haven’t been here since hurricane Katrina and to see the houses is just mind blowing.
Wow!!! Ready Set Go! I’m here in New Orleans so excited To be here . Never would of thought at 17, I’d experience something like this.