IN Moon Township Spring 2018 - Page 14

INPERSON On Top of the WORLD Moon student finds new friends and culture 14,000 feet above sea level in the mountains of Peru. BY PAUL GLASSER “When you’re with people almost a month, you get to know them better than some of your friends back home. They treated us like family.” 12 724.942.0940 TO ADV E RTIS E ❘ A fter having a life-changing experience in Peru, Colin Jakiel, a senior at Moon Area High School, wants to help make a difference in one of the villages he visited. Colin spent three weeks in Peru last summer and says the experience was very eye opening. He wears a bracelet made from Alpaca wool given to him during the trip by a Peruvian woman. “It’s a daily reminder of my experience,” he notes. Now he’s selling sim