“The school has also led a mission trip to Nicaragua for the past few years. A student indicated that this experience ‘lets you know that even when you feel like you have no self-worth, you know there are many worse off than you are, and, guess what, I can help them!'”
AdvancED Accreditation Team
Do you remember a time when your daughter had a strong sense of purpose?
How did that impact her decision making, communication, and friend circle?
Greenbrier Academy students are students of the world. Whether we travel to Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Pence Springs, or Ghana, the relationships we build and experiences have stay with us for a lifetime.
As the famous saying goes:
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”
Protecting Her Future Through Virtue
Service is a perfect way to express many of the virtues the students strive for at Greenbrier Academy for Girls.
Service-oriented activities can provide an opportunity to…
- Break some of the cycles of dysfunction
- Relieve symptoms of depression & anxiety
- Heal emotional trauma symptoms
- Motivate her to connect to her world in healthier ways
“Students also feel that volunteer experiences in the community help them to grow as individuals. Overall, this school does an exceptional job of providing challenging experiences for all students. Students are experiencing emotional growth while serving others and learning in these experiential programs.”
“A student said, ‘when the locals see us working hard labor to build a house for another ‘local,’ people know we care about each other.’ Caring about the community is another building block in gaining self-worth and acknowledgement.”