Emily Arnold

Serving in the slums of Central America

When senior education major Emily Arnold signed-up for a three week Jan Term experience working in the slums of Ahuachapán, El Salvador, she was immediately struck by the great beauty and deep need of the people there. In this video, Emily talks about how her limited Spanish could have been a problem in the classroom if not for a tiny native girl who decided that teacher needed an interpreter.

Friends for the Journey

LaGrange College attracts the best and the brightest from all over the world. For example, our most recent incoming class consisted of men and women from 19 states and 10 countries, and included:

  • 76 members of Beta Club or the National Honor Society
  • 71 members of service organizations
  • 51 team captains in varsity sports
  • 25 leaders involved in student government, with 11 presidents
  • Three students involved in school publications, one as editor
  • Two Eagle Scouts
  • 20 musicians in band or orchestra
  • 18 singers in choir
  • 31 entertainers in performing arts
  • 85 students in religious activities.

But you don’t have to be a star in high school to succeed at LaGrange. Here, you’re given the opportunity to discover the best in yourself and find your destiny – all in a caring and supportive environment.