Our Story

Our Story: After meeting in graduate school at UGA, we were married in 2011 in Marietta, Georgia. A year later, we joined the Peace Corps as environmental conservation volunteers and embarked on our adventure in Paraguay!

Disclaimer: The contents of this blog are ours personally and do not reflect any position of the U.S. government or the Peace Corps.

July 16, 2012

52 Points for Latin America

Ben took the Spanish CLEP exam and made a 52! Two points above what he needed to make in order for us to qualify for the environmental program in Latin America. Way to go Ben! We called our placement officer immediately after we found out the score. She congratulated us and informed us that we will be leaving September 25th! She will process our invitation and send it to us by mail ASAP! Once we receive the invitation we will learn what country we will be going to and we will have seven days to accept.

Here is our application status update from our toolkit:

Fun Fact: We may not actually be speaking Spanish in our community, but an indigenous language instead :) 

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