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September 26, 2011

posted Sep 26, 2011, 9:20 AM by Olivia Russ
Shawneda Marks
What’s Your Motivation?
Shawneda Marks

Giving back to the community has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. When I was in grade school, I loved to help the teacher clean up before recess and after school. In middle school my height and agility were nice additions to the school basketball team. Cheerleading, chorus and student council at my high school were fun activities I enjoyed that also served others.

Newburgh Theological Seminary

I also joined my foster family in volunteering at my younger brother and sister’s school during their basketball games on Saturdays. During my childhood years, I served for different reasons. Sometimes... (Continued)