After the Trip! TWB Reflections

TWB Reflections

"I am so glad I decided to go on this trip, BEST experience ever." 

Chris Moreda, Raleigh NC

"TWB is a once in a lifetime opportunity where you explore America and meet your 2nd family." 

Ethan Stiffel, Concord NC

"Such an amazing experience that I’m so thankful to have." 

Claire Hayes, Dallas NC

"I am so thankful to have the opportunity to go on this once in a lifetime trip and meet all of these amazing people." 

Maddie Letts, Gastonia NC

"I am so thankful and appreciative for this opportunity. I will never forget it. This trip has changed me for the better."

Jenna Brame, Gastonia NC

"Pure magic. This trip is a miracle and a staple in each of the lives of those that go on this life changing experience."

Gabriel Gilstrap, Union SC

"This has been the best experience and I’m glad I got the opportunity to come on this trip."

Sophie Bivens, Lake Waccamaw NC

"I found myself on TWB, but I also found my second family. Thankful that my parents signed me up!" 

Abby Oliver, Gastonia NC


Haylie Jones, Mooresville NC 

"A once in a lifetime experience while making lifelong friends."

Kelsie Watts, Lake Waccamaw NC

"TWB will teach you to be comfortable in uncomfortable situations while making lifelong friends."

Mylee Swaringen, Norwood NC

"Changed me into the person I always wanted to become."

Fletcher Wright, Gastonia NC

"I may not have wanted to go in the beginning, but I have absolutely no regrets!"

Nikole Pechuekonis, Mooresville NC

"I’m so grateful for this experience and it has definitely shaped me as a person."

Delaney Fisher, Salisbury NC

"Made amazing friends but can't wait ready to be home!"

Morgan Isaacson, Greensboro NC

"It was amazing after we got comfortable."

Drew Rabon, Sailsbury NC

"TWB was such an outstanding experience that allowed me to make the best of friends!"

Avery Adams, Pittsboro NC

"I know I made friends that will last a lifetime!"

Alina Gutschick, Mooresville NC

"Overall, I enjoyed and loved the places we visited, and I meet some really cool people!"

Elise Sherman, Huntersville NC

"I’m so glad I came on TWB. I've learned about friendships and experiencing life to the fullest."

Carleigh Day, Aiken SC

"Non-regretable thing! Something I'll remember forever."

Leslie Howell, Gastonia NC

"Unforgettable experience that has given me memories of a lifetime!" Mary Claire Cupp, Cramerton NC

"I’m so grateful I got to be a part of 2023’s TWB Trip 2! It truly changed my life and the way I see the world. I appreciate everything in my life so much more because of it!"

Billie Price, Fort Mill SC

"Trip of a lifetime!" 

Archie Yavelak, Gastonia NC 

"Great experience. I have made so many new friends!"

Josh Duncan, Gastonia NC

"I love all the people I’ve meet plus the many great places and experiences!"

Maysen Carter, Greensboro, NC

"It was fun!"

Auden Pethel, China Grove NC

"Fun and got to meet of a lot of new people!"

Justin Koehler, Belmont NC

"Had a lot of fun!"

Cohen Morgan, Bessemer City NC

"TWB was an experience!"

Cathryn Haynes, Roxboro NC

"Worth every penny, frustration, and minute spent!" 

Andrew Mead, Salisbury NC

"Very happy with the trip! I made amazing friends and wouldn’t trade any of it for the world!"

Lilly Dangerfield, Salisbury NC

I love, love, love TWB and thank God for the ability to travel the country and make many lifelong friends! I am much more confident/independent!"

Sarah Rhyne, Lincolnton NC

"I wouldn’t trade the memories, friendships, or opportunity to travel across the United States for anything!"

Chaning Smith, Mount Holly NC

"TWB has helped me grow so much; spiritually, emotionally, and socially. I could never express how thankful I am for this experience!" Morgan Barto, Waxhaw NC

"Overall, it has changed my outlook on life, how I should live it, and has influenced my walk with Christ!"

Alli Mauney, Mooresville NC

"An amazing experience, both places and people!"

Logan Dellinger, Cherryville NC

"An awesome way to experience America!"

Porter Hanes, Chapin SC

"Definitely an experience I will never forget!" 

Evelyn Atkins, Chapel Hill NC

"Like Grant said, TWB is a hallmark of my life, an unforgettable experience with unforgettable people!"

Dallas Prosser, Mooresville NC

"I wish this trip wasn’t just a memory now. The best thing I have ever been apart of!"

Gia Lowe, Mooreville NC

"A trip that helped me find myself and life long friends!" 

Helayna Myers, Charlotte NC

"Never take a moment for granted. These memories will last a lifetime!" 

Lauren Spencer, Mooresville NC


"An experience I will never forget and wish it could last a lifetime! Worth every butterfly I had in my stomach."

Lindsay Bloom, Mooresville NC

"This trip has opened my eyes so much about the world and the people in it!"

Emery Webster, Yanceyville NC

"Words will never describe how much TWB has changed the way I look at life. I hope everyone could have an experience like this in their lifetime!!"

Samantha Cahn, Whiteville NC

"Made the memories of a lifetime!"

Tristan Blair, Gastonia NC

"My TWB experience was surprising and unexpected!"

Kate Lemons, Mt. Gilead NC

"I loved it! I’m so glad I came on this trip. I’ve made so many new friends, grown in ways I didn’t know I could, and saw incredible things. I will leave this trip with some of my favorite memories!" Lacey Redfern, Troutman NC

"It has made me appreciate everything I have. Big and small, it makes you realize how blessed you really are."

Luke Denton, Gastonia NC

"How can I do it again!?"

Hudson Jones, Chesnee SC

"Didn’t know what to expect, but it definitely wasn’t this!

Laura Gates, Lincolnton NC

"TWB is far different than anything you can ever experience!" 

Warren (Fridge) Childers, Union SC

"TWB has opened my eyes to the beauty of the world and brought me so many people that I hope to keep in touch with!" 

Mary Pratt, Raleigh NC

"TWB was an eye opening and awesome experience for me!" 

Coleman Gray, Hickory NC

"TWB is nothing I ever could have expected! It has given me friendships and memories to last a lifetime." 

Reese Hester, Elizabethtown NC

"TWB provided me with experiences I never could have imagined and changed me for the better!"

Jocelyn Thompson, Cary NC

"TWB has given me a new perspective of the world around me and a greater appreciation for friendship and the unknown." 

Grace Britton, Sanford NC

"I have had so much fun over the course of this trip and I am so thankful I got to go!"

Josie Powell, Reidsville NC

"This trip has been amazing. Everyone should be able to experience this in their lifetime."

Bowen McClenny, Monroe NC

"It was so much fun and something you should definitely do if you get the chance!"

Elizabeth Brener, Raleigh NC

"Wyoming is underrated."

Parker Howard, Sanford NC

"An experience that opened my eyes to how big the world is."

Sarah Branham, Denver NC

"It’s definitely an experience!"

Emma Grace Maness, Indian Trail NC

"One of the best and most fun experiences of my life. I would do it every summer if I could!" 

Nicholas D’Avria, Gastonia NC

"This has been the best 23 days of my life. I’ve had the most fun and made many friends!"

Ingrid Ryes, Columbia SC

"Life changing trip that taught me skills that I’ll use for the rest of my life."

Matthew Rhom, Kings Mountain NC

"This trip opens your eyes to all kinds of people and places so take it all in while you can." 

Eva Coffey, Gastonia NC

"A once in a lifetime trip that has changed my life!"

Kiya Henley, Charlotte NC

"I met so many incredible people and saw all the things this country has to offer. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience."

Mary Stewart Efird, Gastonia NC

"It truly was a once in a life time experience." 

Connor Misenheimer, Salisbury NC

"TWB is such a unique experience and everyone should come!"

Eve Ziemer, Mount Holly NC

"It was amazing, I would go again!"

Olivia Thornton, Belmont NC

"After getting to know people, every stop meant something more!" Noah Burch, Cherryville NC

"Great trip that really changed my life with some great people." 

Hunter Vowell, Gastonia NC

"The people you meet on this trip truly do become family; don’t take any moments for granted!!"

Lydia Brown, Gastonia NC

"Everyone on our trip connected really quickly, and I’ve met people I know I’ll talk to for a long time." 

Ava McNeely, Wilmington NC

"Fun, loved it, want some more of it." 

Ryan Johnson, Morehead City NC

"TWB is an eye opening experience where you can learn about the world, yourself, and make lifelong friends. TWB is the perfect place to make special memories that you will never forget!"

Piper Powell, Whiteville NC

"I know I’ve made memories and friends that will last forever." Gus McClenney, Monroe NC