A Kansas City, Kan., student is participating in Cornell College’s alternative spring break program.
Ellen Larson, Kansas City, Kan., is one of more than 100 Cornell students in the program.
Students involved with alternative spring break spend their weeklong break on a service trip.
Larson is taking part in a trip to New Orleans, and will work with the Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans to help create affordable housing for people with disabilities and senior citizens.
Cornell College is in Mount Vernon, Iowa.