Best Buddies was first established in 1993 with only 20 members and
Students all across campus volunteer to be Buddies and during the school
Ashlie Cline, freshman and Buddy, has thoroughly enjoyed being a part of Best Buddies. She said some of her favorite activities as the holiday parties.
"There are so many incredible events that the Best Buddy organization throws each year, but my favorite was the Halloween Party," Cline said. "My buddy David dressed as a pilot and the whole night he told everyone, ‘My coat isn’t real but my badge and hat are from my time in the Air Force.’ He had a blast trick-or-treating and we ate more candy than we probably should have. Definitely a fun night.”
The event is focused solely on the Buddies and would not be possible without the help of the volunteers.
For the students who volunteer to be apart of this amazing program it is not a job or a task, but a blessing Cline said.
"This program has been life changing
For those interested in involvment, Best Buddies can be found on the Haley Concourse during Organization Days. For more