Mercer On Mission Dominican Republic: Engineering & Journalism


Samantha Vaquero

Debbie Blankenship looks at the community members and students as they work on the water tank in Sabana Bonita.

Mercer University sent engineering and journalism students to the El Cercado region of the Dominican Republic from May 30 to June 19, 2023 to help the community with construction of a new aqueduct system. Hear some first-hand accounts of the work Mercer did as part of this Mercer On Mission in the Sabana Bonita community. This project marked the eighth year Mercer has worked on water systems in this region

The engineering students featured in the video are Nicholas Buccelli, Carlie Ezell, Lauren Folsom, and Alex Patrick.