Caroline Jones and Nathan Morgan, both residents of Mountain Top and students at King’s College, recently volunteered to be part of a week-long WinterSERVE (Students Engaged in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) trip through the Shoval Center for Community Engagement and Learning. Caroline is the daughter of Janet and Bill Jones. Nathan is the son of Deborah and Joseph Morgan.
Thirty-nine student, staff, and faculty participants traveled to South Bend, Indiana, Pheonix, Arizona, or San Juan Puerto Rico. The cities they specifically helped were in Rio Piedras and Caimito. The group helped clean houses and assist with minor repairs for older individuals experiencing water and wind damage from the storm. They also distributed water and food to households still without electricity since the September storm.
Morgan participated in the trip to the Center for the Homeless in South Bend, Indiana. On this trip, the group assisted with meals served at the center, tutoring for children, and other projects. Morgan is an accounting and management major with a minor in ethics. He is a consistent dean’s list student. He has received the Father James Connerton Scholarship and the Community Award Scholarship.
Jones is a senior double major in business management and marketing with a minor in leadership studies. She is a Presidential Scholarship recipient as well as a consistent dean’s list student; she is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma, Mu Kappa Tau, Delta Epsilon Sigma, and King’s College Aquinas society honor organizations. Some of her extracurricular activities include being a Resident Assistant and Admissions Ambassador. She is president of Oxman America Social Justice Organization and a member of campus ministry and the Management and Marketing Association. She was recently named Miss Greater Hazleton and is a yoga instructor.