In consideration for being accepted by Carson-Newman University for participation in the Appalachian Outreach Mission Experience, I, being 18 years of age or older, do for myself and for and on behalf of my child-participant if said child is not 18 years or older, do hereby release, forever discharge and agree to hold harmless Carson-Newman University and the directors thereof from any and all liability, claims and demands for personal injury, sickness or death, as well as property damage and expenses, of any nature whatsoever which may be incurred by the undersigned and the child-participant that occur while said chiild is participating in the above described trip or activity.
Furthermore, authorization and permission is hereby given to the University to furnish any neccessary transportation, food and lodging for this participant as well as obtain medical treatment if I, or child participant is incapable of doing so.
The undersigned further hereby agrees to hold harmless and idemnify the University, its directors, employees and agents, for any liability sustained by the University as the result of the negligent, willful or intentional acts of said participant, including expensed incurred attendant thereto.
IF THE PARTICIPANT HAS NOT ATTAINED THE AGE OF 18 YEARS:
We (I) are the parent(s) or legal guarding(s) of this participant, and hereby grant our (my) permission for him/her to participate fully in said trip, and hereby give our (my) permission to take said participant to a doctor or hospital, emergency surgery or medical treatment, assume the responsibility of all medical bills, if any.
Further, should it be neccessary for the participant to return home due to medical reasons, disciplinary action or otherwise, we (I) hereby assume all transportation costs.