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MHS students travel to Colorado, to lend a helping hand
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By Gary NeuenschwanderFor the TimesMONROE - Their journey began at 5 a.m. on June 9.It took them more than 1,000 miles, allowed them to witness a culture different than their own and provided them with the opportunity to assist others.It taught them about listening, about serving, about gratitude and friendship. And the journey isn't over.Monroe High School students Alex Hendrickson, Ben Prophett, Eric Bush, Dan Hauck, Carter Atkins, Allison Crubaugh and Ramsey Benkert, all members of St. John's United Church of Christ, traveled to Cortez, Colo., for a week-long work trip where they lent a helping hand to those in need. It was an eye-opening experience.