This being my last full day, I was optimistic about the rest of the day. After breakfast, we made our way to College Hall where we spoke with David Tisdale and Van Arnold who work with communications at the university.
We took a short break and afterwards engaged in a very in-depth discussion with Dr. Chris Campbell regarding racial discrimination in the media during Hurricane Katrina coverage and even 10 years later in today's media.
Next, the group visited the Drawing on Katrina art exhibit which is an art exhibit made up of pieces of art hand drawn by elementary children on the coast directly affected by Katrina.
To see how the vulnerability of these kids were put into their art was very touching, and it showed how Katrina impacted so many people.
After the art exhibit, Dr. David Davies spoke with us and gave us advice on choosing a major and choosing a school. This excited me because I'm going into my junior year, and I have no idea what I want to major in or even where I want to go to school.
He answered questions about credibility, tuition, and scholarships.
The day ended on a high note when Kassidy, Ana Grace, Peyton and I crashed a dance party being held for the show choir campers.
We danced the night away (until 10:30).
Afterwards, a few of us played cards and chatted until midnight. All in all, it was a great and memorable last day for me.
I'm so thankful for this opportunity, and I'm so glad I came and made all of these new friends!
— Will Corley