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Faith & Service

Students attend service trip to Antietam

Rachel Pellegrino Oct 10, 2019

Seven students will attend the Antietam National Battlefield and Historical Societies service trip in Antietam, Maryland, led by Dr. Marie Leichliter-Krause, assistant provost for Academic Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness, and Rea Redd, director of the Eberly Library, from Saturday, Oct. 12, to Thursday, Oct. 17.

This is the third year Waynesburg students have been serving with the Antietam National Battlefield and Historical Societies. This year, students will serve at a variety of locations and will receive a behind the scenes tour of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Maryland. 

Students will serve at Antietam National Battlefield Park; Harpers Ferry National Historical Park; Shepherdstown, Maryland Historical Society; Tolson’s Chapel Historical Site, Sharpsburg, Maryland; and Little Antietam Creek Archaeological Society, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, where they will assist with restoration and preservation.

The students attending the trip include:

  • Brendon Stead, junior public history major from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Tyler Funk, freshman history secondary education major from North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
  • Christopher Sekanick, junior history major from Moon Township, Pennsylvania
  • Paris Harsley, senior criminal justice and forensic investigation major from Waldorf, Maryland
  • Christina Baker, junior forensic science major from Keedysville, Maryland
  • Joe Sabolek, sophomore history education major from Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
  • Caleb Ribbeck, freshman mathematics major from Buffalo, New York