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My HOBY Adventure

When a person volunteers for HOBY, they are not just a volunteer, they are family. HOBY is a huge network of people who love to learn about leadership, make new friends, and change lives for the better.

by Antonio Huerta , the Sept. 6, 2016, 3:02 p.m.

Leadership in the Face of Adversity

On the third day of hiking on windy trails and camping under thistle-filled trees, adversity manifested itself in the form of a 50 foot cliff. Although I do not consider myself to be much of a rock climber, I made summiting this cliff my personal challenge.

by Ryan Burton , the Aug. 30, 2016, 9:38 a.m.

Horsing Around!

"Life, like horseback riding, can be fairly dangerous if you are not present and focused on the task at hand."

by Haley Griffis, the Aug. 15, 2016, 8:43 a.m.

Step By Step, Region By Region

Anyone who has driven across Colorado on I-70 can see first-hand the remarkably varied geography of the state. Whether cruising through the golden plains of eastern Colorado-- or excitedly climbing Vail Pass for a weekend skiing in the mountains, the topography of Colorado is striking and awe-inspiring. As much as I adore the excitement and wonder of the natural beauty that surrounds residents of this state, I often fail to consider how the land we love uniquely shapes the people who live there.

by Jordan Purdham, the Aug. 9, 2016, 10:22 a.m.

At Risk to Graduate

The human effects of the program are even more telling; in the words of one participant, “It is never too late to change yourself into a better person, socially and academically. By trying my best every day and giving it my all, I noticed that you will succeed in your everyday life.”

by Aidan Connaughton, the July 13, 2016, 1:19 p.m.

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