2015 is the year I found my calling. I was a timid sophomore without the slightest idea of what I wanted to do when I grew up. I was constantly searching for a sign that would point me in the direction of something I was truly passionate about.
I decided to sign up for Dance Marathon at Georgia College’s Midnight Breakfast simply because one of the members of GC Miracle passed me a clipboard with a sign-up sheet and I thought “why not?” This was the point that my whole col
12 hours. In those short 12 hours we are affecting so many lives in such a positive way.
Last year, I made the decision to participate in Dance Marathon without knowing really anything about it. I just knew we were helping kids at the Children’s Hospital, but I slowly learned it was so much more than just that. After listening to each of the kids stories throughout those 12 hours, it made me truly realize why we were there and how many lives we were affecting.
When I arrived on the grounds of GCSU as a naive and timid Freshman, I was overwhelmed by the amount of organizations on campus. Surprisingly I was never much of a leader or anything close to that in High School. I was what you would call your “average student.” I made average grades, did average in sports, and honestly there was truly nothing that pushed me to be anything more then average. I had planned to go to college, get good grades, and graduate. All of that changed wh
As a mere freshman in Phi Mu, I had no idea what philanthropy, nonetheless what CMN was. All I thought was “okay, we raise money for sick kids.” Little did I know those “kids” would quickly turn into an inspiration that made my college years truly mean something bigger than myself.
I was told that we would go to the hospital to make the kids’ days better, to make them smile, to forget about their troubles and pain. But the script flipped. It wasn’t me who was making their