Dr. Martin Luther King said, “Everyone can be great because everyone can serve.” To honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as those who continue to serve, students were to think about ways they could contribute to others. It could be a volunteer act, or it could involve making or collecting something for others. Students came up with ideas on how they could give back to the community and wrote about it. 2 students, Deonah Scurry and Treshawn Smith, took it a step further by actually doing the service.
Treshawn Smith made over 40 sandwiches and delivered them to the Garden City Rescue Mission. Deonah Scurry purchased breakfast with her own money and fed the homeless. These students exemplfied The IB Profile Characteristic: Caring
Shows Understanding and concern for the needs and feelings of people and animals
Desires to make a positive difference inthe life of others and the environment