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Fort Hays State University
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Spring 2003 LDRS 310 Projects:

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Team Members:
Tammy Gerhardt, Justin Greenleaf, Delane Poovey, Joni Soukup, Debbie Stoppel

Mission Statement:
We have found three problems concerning the success of Youth Friends. The first problem is funding. Secondly, awareness must be heightened within the Hays community if the Youth Friends program is going to succeed. Finally, a formal way to recognize volunteer’s accomplishments must be organized.

Ft. Hays State Collaborators

Team Members:
Beth Dorrell, Robin Simmer, Tanya Walker

Mission Statement:
Our mission as Ft. Hays Collaborators is to work in a partnership with Fort Hays State University to improve campus’ traffic issues and safety hazards located at the intersection of College Drive and South Campus Drive.

Youth Voice Committee

Team Members:
Bethany Dorrell, Lexy Huncovsky, Kala Mounday, Lindsay Ronnau, Robin Simmer, Tanya Walker

Mission Statement:
Our mission as the YouthVoice Committee is to work in a partnership with the Adult Advisory Board to involve the youth of Hays in leadership. We will also address issues which aid in establishing stronger relationships between youth and society. To further assist the Adult Advisory Board the YouthVoice Committee will stress the importance of youth involvement by planning and participating in an annual YouthVoice Summit.

Heroes for Kids: Mutually Assisting Children of Kansas

Team Members:
Kevin Koenke, Ashley Latham, Shaun Linenberger, Clint Myers, Mike Simmons

Mission Statement:
As a coalition of Fort Hays State University students, we are implementing a program to benefit the at-risk children of Ellis County.

The Critics

Team Members:
Patrick Burnett, Michelle McGinnis, Michelle Mize, Cole Norndorf, Rex Tuttle

Mission Statement:
The FOX Theatre is a nostalgic landmark that has been a part of the Hays community for 53 years. The building is currently vacant, but there is a lot of community interest in preserving it.


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