Pronounced po-lay po-lay, this Swahili phrase means “slowly by slowly.” Oftentimes, it’s used by hikers summiting Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to remind themselves to take the 19,341-foot climb one step at a time.
Westover Honors Fellow Kyle Thaller ’25 has been named to the 2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows by Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities. Thaller is one of 154 student civic leaders chosen from 38 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico.
Westover Honors Fellow and former U.S. Senate Page Kyle Thaller ’25, a political science major and international relations minor, has been invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting at Vanderbilt University in Nashville from March 3-5.
Local families will again have access to free shoes and school supplies during the annual Building Our Community Together Back-to-School event. Sponsored by One Community One Voice and hosted by the University of Lynchburg, this year’s event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, on Shellenberger Field.