Nicole Lemanski, a freshman at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, participated in the Appalachian Experience during spring break. A total of 500 students and staff traveled to 17 different sites to serve the people of the Appalachian Region.

Lemanski traveled to St. Paul, Va., where she cleaned, painted and landscaped at Castlewood High School; and learned about the community in St. Paul.

She is a business major concentrating in finance and risk management and insurance. Lemanski is a 2013 graduate of St. Joseph High School.