One Last Spring Break: Student Opts for Service instead of the beach

Steve Frankenfield ’11

Adventure Education

Hilltown, Pa.

For his final spring break, Steve Frankenfield ’11 journeyed to the rugged Cumberland Valley of Tennessee.


For three out of four spring breaks of his Messiah College career, the 22-year-old adventure education major has participated in the Agapé Center’s service trip to Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project), an interdenominational nonprofit ministry that serves impoverished rural families in the scenic—yet isolated—Cumberland Valley.

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Posted on May 13th, 2011

An education big enough for the adventures of life

Dave Tanis
Director of Adventure Programs
Messiah College

Who would you consider wise enough and skilled enough to hold your teetering life in their hands? That’s what Dave Tanis, director of adventure programs at Messiah College, pondered when he decided to climb the jagged vertical rises of the Grand Teton, Wyoming’s second tallest mountain. The hike required climbers with a grand capacity for mental fortitude and backcountry bravery.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on December 5th, 2008


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