by Jenna Johnson Elks Scholar Fellow The CIP office and I hit the road in September for a week-long excursion through the Carolinas affectionately titled # ScholarCIPMegaTrip ! From visiting college campuses that look like castles to eating biscuits the size of our faces at a local cafe , the Carolinas did not disappoint. From witnessing Elks members facilitate incredible Impact Grant Projects, to meeting Elks scholars actively serving their surrounding communities , the people we met made the trip beyond worthwhile. During the week, w e had the opportunity to visit four Impact Grant Project s and four college campuses for Elks S cholar Meet-Ups. We also toured four service sites and the camp we are partnering with for the Spring Elks Scholar Service Trip to Asheville. Jocelyn, Sarah Jiudice, me and Chelsea. Elks Scholar Meet-Ups are always a favorite opportunity of mine because we get to meet scholars in person. I’ve been to a few in
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