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Mission Compassion: Sophomore Megan Gordon builds connections and knowledge through Ugandan mission trip

Pausing to take a photo with her new friends, sophomore Megan Gordon smiles. Gordon shadowed students during her week in Uganda. “To see how they teach was so interesting, because the kids are so well-behaved. They teach in English, so I sat in and we learned about animals and their babies,” Gordon said. The teacher gave them an activity, then left the classroom for five minutes. Everybody was sitting in their seats doing the activity like perfect children. That never would have happened in the States.”

Kathryn McAuliffe, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

While most students spent their spring breaks relaxing on the beaches of Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic or skiing the slopes in Colorado, sophomore Megan Gordon volunteered in Kawete, Uganda through her church, Christ Community Lutheran Church. “I’ve always wanted to go [to Uganda]. My mom has been man...

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