Lori Mould's everyday life!

GCC Alternative Spring Break 2011 March 21, 2011


Well, we are back in Batavia after a great week in NOLA!! This week’s experience was very fulfilling because not only did we help Ms. Lynette move a few steps closer to completion we also presented the documentary to Ms. Raymonda’s and Ms. Mel’s classrooms at Delgado Community College in New Orleans! Both classes asked some great questions and also shared some of their own personal experiences about what they had gone through because of the storm! I honestly think that we helped bring forth some information about the wetlands loss that the students were not aware of.  Because of these classroom encounters, we were able to provide information to a couple of students that may help them start the recovery process for their homes and their families! There is something very satisfying about reaching out and encouraging people in any way that is humanly possible.

I believe that during this past week some of our GCC students were able to experience personal growth and a better understanding of what has been happening in the New Orleans and Southern Louisiana areas. I know for some it was their first time being that far from home which is an educational experience in itself.

I would like to take the time to thank Ms. Kim, Ms. Raymonda, Ms. Mel, all of the students, faculty, staff, and administration at Delgado Community College City Campus, Capt. Wendy, Diane Huhn, Darryl and the staff at St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, Pete Nunually, and the many others that helped direct and guide us in this journey!! Without people like you, we would not be able to continue to reach out and help!!

I also want to thank our students at GCC that gave of themselves for this past week to help others!! I continue to be inspired and encouraged for our future when I am in the company of students like the group!!! You guys ROCK!!!

To the faculty, staff, and administration at GCC, well what can I say…all of you make dreams come true, encourage, inspire, and provide an avenue and direction that can truly change a person’s life!! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you do!!!

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2 Responses to “GCC Alternative Spring Break 2011”

  1. Kim Russell Says:

    Lori, you have been an angel and a quiet hero for those us who’s lives you have touched. You are always there asking what can I do… You will never know how much that means to us. I am so happy that you started the Alternative Spring Break Program at GCC. I know you have not only changed the lives of us in New Orleans, but also the students you bring to help with the rebuilding of our fare city and for that we say “THANK YOU” !!!!

  2. Lori Mould Says:

    Thanks so much Kim!! I truly feel that I have received more from the people in New Orleans and Louisiana than I could ever have given! My life has been forever changed for the better as I have been touched deeply by the people there. Thanks again for all that you do!!


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