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Amarillo College Scholars to explore South Africa during Spring Break

A visit to the prison on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years behind bars – with some of his former cell mates serving as tour guides – awaits Amarillo College Presidential Scholars who will travel to South Africa over Spring Break.

“I can’t wait for the first-person perspectives of the tour guides,” AC freshman Leah Aviles, an international business major, said. “How amazing is it that we’ll get to hear the insights of people who spent time with and actually knew such an influential and inspiring person?”