Civic Engagement

Oglethorpe students serve the Atlanta community on MLK Day of Service

Oglethorpe students serving at Books for Africa in MLK Day of Service

To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Oglethorpe students and alumni participated in service trips around Atlanta on Monday for the university’s annual MLK Day of Service.

To recruit volunteers, Oglethorpe’s A_LAB – Civic Engagement partnered with the Office of Alumni Relations, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Epsilon Iota Psi, Tri Sigma Sorority, and Black Student Caucus.

More than 70 students spent their day off from classes volunteering with the following metro Atlanta nonprofits:

Students participating in the MLK Day of Service included:

NaShea Kendrick (Team Captain)
Christina Mitchell (Team Captain)
Justin Bennett (Team Captain)
Daira Galindo (Team Captain)
Vivian Manso
Michelle Ike
Gabrielle Poe
Dzidula Boney
Claudine Niyonsenya
Emma Sawyer
Madison Myers
Bella Hanback
Kinslee Polk
Tess French
Enjoli Johnson
Rebecca McDonald
Fernanda Rodrigues
Katie Cole
Caitlin Marshall
Emily Evans
Camille Teague
Caroline Phipps
Brittney Turner
Arielle Andino
Emily Scoular
Lily Sams
Olivia Ramlawy
Ashley Dodson
Elle Summers
Caroline Cook
Jordan Karem
Makenna Ponder
Taly Torrens-Soto
Emily Farmer
Julianna Brieske
Hailee Bugg
Maggie Inman
Isabella Nangano
Princess Christian

Sam Katz
Melody Weckel
Erica Gerez
Kaniya Bates
Hannah Roberts
Victor Navarrete
Jose Perez Lopez
Dayla Jackson
Leondra Freeman
Cecil Rose
Taj Lowe
Jaylen Eason
Malik Brown
Jordan Madison
Donny McLean
Carlton Sims
Kristoff Dixon
Courtney Davis
Deauntee’ McDuffie
Gelila Dawit
Andi Kezh
Gwyneth Wilson
Jakeb Sanders
Charly Lugo Arroyo
Michael Morgan
Wade Cook
Alima Ba
Idara Johnson
Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Ramirez-Soto
Chinaza Olivia Achikasim
Amber Phillips
Khushboo Patel
Reagan Goodwin
Yesha Nayee
Joshua Stroud

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