About Me

My name is Hannah, and I am from a small town in North Carolina.  I will be using this blog to share my Peace Corps South Africa adventure with my family, friends, and anyone who might stumble upon it!

My Peace Corps Assignment

Country: South Africa

Program: Education

Job Title: Primary School English Teacher

Staging Dates (USA): July 9th-11th, 2017

Pre-Service Training(South Africa): July 12th, 2017, September 19th, 2017

Close of Service Date: September 19th, 2019

My Background

Since I was young, my mother instilled in me a love of education and travel.  Growing up I hoped for chances to use these two passions together and found that the Peace Corps would help me do that. I worked as a special education assistant for a local school system through most of my college career, which gave me the chance to learn the education world and learn through experience.

In May 2017 I graduate with a Bachelor degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  I am very grateful to this program, which has given me the chance to discover passions and interests outside of the field of education and make me a more well-rounded individual. I entered this program as a stepping stone to a Graduate Degree in Education, which I will most likely do after my service in the Peace Corps.

Since my first mission trip at the age of 7, I have had the heart for the reaching out to others. Over the years I have had the chance to do local, national, global missions through various organizations. I have learned many things throughout these trips, but most importantly I have learned that the best way to reach someone is by being present and listening to them.

For more specifics on my work, volunteer, and education background please visit my resume.


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  1. You have always had big dreams and I am excited about watching you move forward. Such a brave step for a young lady and I know with God, it will be a life-changing adventure for you and those you meet. South Africa will be blessed to have you there and my prayer is that everywhere your feet will step will be better because of your love for people and your love for God!!!! Mom

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  2. Hannah, I have known you most of your life. I have watched a cute young kid grow into a beautiful young woman. Beautiful on the inside and out. God will direct your steps as He has been doing all along. I am so blessed to have known you this far and will be so very blessed watching your journey from here. Prayers following you where ever you go. I look forward to hearing about this great adventure God has for you. And prayers for your family here, because I know they will miss seeing your smiling face. God bless


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