What happens when you bring 9 young adults, who have lived in the woods for the past twenty days, and throw them in to a Quality Inn? They set their alarms for 6:00 AM and rush to the continental breakfast to beat the elder crowd. After 2 waffles, a blueberry muffin, an apple, and a mini powdered donut, I ran back to my hotel bed and slept off my food coma and went out on the town. This consisted of hitting up the local dollar general and loading up on sunscreen. After an eventful day of grocery shopping and dealing with logistics we were ready for dinner to try some local flavor. Unfortunately, like many other small towns in the South, every local establishment closes on Sunday. So we settled on a Chili’s, where Alex Schwartz was quite the joke master. After dinner, we headed back to the Quality Inn and we pierced each other’s ears. I think the piercing party reminded me that you better throw these 9 kids back on the river before they do something even dumber.
Jamie is from Greenville, South Carolina and will be a sophomore in the fall. She is studying Exercise Science and hopes to become a Physician Assistant. She loves dogs, the outdoors, and awkward moments.