Liz Duncan

In the summer of 2002, I (Anne) held the position of Associate Project Director for the Lake Tahoe Summer Project. What that means is, I gave leadership to the 41 student women who descended upon Lake Tahoe for the summer in order to develop in their leadership and ministry skills. One of those women was Liz Duncan.

In 2002, Liz was a senior, and a star soccer player at Washington State University. She had a passion to reach athletes with the gospel and launched a ministry to athletes at WSU which is still vibrant today. Following her graduation, she went on to serve full-time with Athletes in Action, a branch of Campus Crusade for Christ.

Last Saturday, while Liz was out running, she was hit by an oncoming car and killed. She was 26. You can read more about the accident and Liz's life here and here. There is also an article on the AIA website (link above).
Whereas this is sad, sad news, what encourages me is how Liz's life impacted so many others because of her faith in Christ. If you read the local newspaper articles, you will see that even her death is having quite an impact also. As I reflect on this, so recently after the Virgina Tech tragedy, I am still hit with one thought......College students really do have the ability to change the world!

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