By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer
Roane State faculty Dave Rath and Cody Miller faced an ironic dilemma.
They had more contributions for impoverished children in Costa Rica and Panama than they had space set aside to fly down to those Central American countries.
“We’ll find a way,” Rath vowed. “Before we leave your hard work in Tennessee, we’ll find a way,” he told their students.
Rath and Miller and 14 students in their World Cultures and Service Learning class recently packed up large cardboard boxes of shoes, toothbrushes, school supplies, and a myriad of other items to transport to remote areas of the two countries during the trip, May 8-17.
This year’s supply drive was the biggest yet, Rath said. [Read more…]