Lindsey Houchin: Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar

*Lindsey is a 2011 graduate in English and Secondary Education.  Greetings from Cape Town, South Africa! As you may know, South Africa claims eleven different languages as "official" languages of the country. English is typically the common denominator, and it is often the gateway to opportunity for people in South Africa. While I am doing … Continue reading Lindsey Houchin: Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar

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Bailey Mack: My Lifetime Experience

For five weeks last winter, I lived in the Peruvian Amazon. Working at an ecological reserve near the village of Chontachaka, I slept with a howler monkey. I wielded a machete against groves of bamboo with fiendish glee and became quite adept at using the blade to trim my fingernails. I experienced an earthquake, and … Continue reading Bailey Mack: My Lifetime Experience