Each year, the Peace Corps receives 18,000 applications and accepts only 4,000 people for service positions abroad. This year, three of the 4,000 volunteers fulfilling their passions for humanitarian work are soon-to-be University of Lynchburg alumni.
Two of the Lynchburg alumni are Bonner Leaders. International relations and Spanish major Hannah Wolf ’19 will join the Peace Corps’ education program and Biomedical science major Dakota Shepherd ’19 will join the health program as a community health promoter in Sierra Leone. A third Lynchburg alum, French major Caitlin Tolley ’19 . Woll, will be stationed in Rwanda with an education program.