Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
What makes a great spring break? How about digging ditches and building foundations under the equatorial sun in Africa? Or extracting a painful tooth? Or swinging a hammer a thousand times? To Spring Valley Academy (SVA) students, this sounds like the best spring break ever!
Often the scene of athletic contests, Zirkle Gymnasium transformed into a house of worship for a properly masked and social-distanced Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) Class of 2020 commencement service.
Mark Twain famously wrote: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”