What the people have to say!!
Each year we ask our scholarship recipients and their parents/guardians how it was for them working with The Patched Overalls Experience. Click on the flags below to see what they have to say.
ALLISON BOVA - CLASS OF 2016 - 12 day Caribbean Marine Biology adventure with Broadreach. She earned certificates in scuba diving and sailing while living on a catamaran and collecting data for the REEF Fish Survey Project used by marine scientists worldwide.
THOMAS ENGLEMANN - CLASS OF 2017 - 21 day trip with Sustainable Summer. He traveled to Costa Rica's "most important biological reserves" to learn about environmental sustainability, "particularly in the areas of renewable energy, construction, and agriculture" in their program called "Bridge to the Future".
ALI GRASS - CLASS OF 2018 - 2 week program in Peru with Projects Abroad. She spent time shadowing doctors and health professionals in clinics and orphanages.
EMMA FLIEG - CLASS 2019 - 3 week program in Port Elizabeth, South Africa where she volunteered at a wildlife sanctuary for predominately abused, abandoned, injured or orphaned animals.
AARON STACY - CLASS OF 2020 - 9 days in Washington D.C. for the National Student Leadership Conference-Political Action and Public Policy getting a more in depth look at how our government works.
We want to make The Patched Overalls Experience the very best it can be for the students, parents/guardians as well as the community. We hope that our mission and values are effectively communicated and our program is a positive influence. Please reach out to us with any comments, questions, and/or stories of your experience with Patched Overalls that we can share. Your feedback in crucial in helping us better serve the students so we can continue investing in their future and helping them create impactful experiences like the ones above.