But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”
— 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)
This year will be Portland first year being a counselor at camp Thurman, and is a graduate from Pantego Christian Academy. Next year she will attending Abilene Christian university and majoring in social work. Portland goes to pleasant ridge church of Christ and is an active member in her youth group, and loves her church family. She is excited that her summer will be all camp all the time because camp was her favorite part about summers growing up. Portland favorite bible verse is 1 Samuel 16:7. She is looking forward to seeing how the lord works through the life’s of the campers and the counselors this summer.