'Connections' Links Volunteer With Habitat for Humanity

Published 06.15.2009

Student News

Links, adviser gather for a group photo at Haibtat work site Hauling debris, from left, are Perkins, Ball, Jiao, Coppersmith, Datteri and Shott Sorting through building material are, from left, Williams, Christoffel, Ball and Jiao Perkins playfully makes friends with a wiggly earthwormStudent leaders spending their summer as helpful Links in Penn College's Connections orientation program used part of their recent training to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. "We did lots of dirty hauling work in the humidity," said Erin Datteri, assistant director of student activities for Greek life and leadership, "but it was a great bonding experience." From left in the group photo are (back row) Sarah Shott, Heidi Long, Collin Zimmerman, Steve Williams, Zach Litchert, Jialun Jiao, Andrew Christoffel and Datteri; and (front row) Michelle Perkins, Justin Ball, Kelsey Coppersmith and Kelly Bensinger. The first of the summer's two-day Connections sessions will be June 24-25.
Photos by Zimmerman and Habitat for Humanity