It was good to observe how each of the leaders' giftings (student or adult) are being put to use for the benefit of others in their clubs & community. This diversity in personal strengths as well as locality and age was balanced with the mutual respect that each had for the others.
The winners of the STS Club student essay competition were announced on the same day. Students had been provided the opportunity to submit a personal testimony for an essay competition on one or both of these topics:
"My Experience with HIV"
"What Impact STS has had in My Life"
We encourage you to read these essays so that you may get to know the youth whom we are serving: /uploads/2/7/8/2/2782896/sts_essays_july_2011.pdf. We hope that their lives and the courage they have to share it will inspire and motivate you as it did us.