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Vive la France! Gibbs selected for travel program

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Drew Gibbs (far right) stopped by the Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday to say thank you and take a picture with members.
(Photo by Lisa Marchi)
Drew Gibbs, a Junior at Community High School, was recently accepted to travel as an American Ambassador to France, Greece and Italy this summer as part of the People to People European Odyssey.

The goal of People to People is to educate the youth of America about various cultures in order to have a greater understanding of the world and have a more peaceful coexistence. The student Ambassadors are expected to raise their own funds totaling $6,900 to cover the expense of the trip.

The Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County held a Penny Wars contest in order to help Gibbs with his expenses. It taught the children about helping and giving to others.

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