Submitted photo   Kenyon College faculty and students took a service trip to Belize over Spring Break to install solar panels in schools. Trip leader, James Skon (center) is pictured installing a solar panel  with students Hannah Petrich, left, and Georgia Stolle-McAllister, right.

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Kenyon College faculty and students took a service trip to Belize over Spring Break to install solar panels in schools. Trip leader, James Skon (center) is pictured installing a solar panel with students Hannah Petrich, left, and Georgia Stolle-McAllister, right.

GAMBIER — Kenyon College students and faculty used their Spring Break holidays to give back in a global way. Visiting professor of Mathematics, James Skon, led an international service trip to Belize, where students and staff installed solar panels in local schools.

The idea for this trip was born out of Skon’s annual trips to the country. Skon has been traveling to Belize for 30 years, at first providing laptops for computer labs for schools, then wireless technology for local schools and now solar power.

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