AMIGOS Alumna Shannon Perrone will be heading to Brazil next year as a Fulbright Scholar. She volunteered with AMIGOS in Paraguay in 2015 and went on to translate Portuguese to English for Brazilian media outlets during an internship in 2018. Read the article about Shannon here.
News Category: Young Alumni
Lindsey Leininger is a public health educator, researcher, and clinical professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. Alongside several friends with expertise in public health, she created a Facebook page called Dear Pandemic in order to combat misinformation about the coronavirus. The page has nearly 7,000 followers. Lindsey said she explored her interest in public … Read More
Maya Lewis is a high school senior who is heading to Brown University in the fall. She participated with AMIGOS in Panama before her junior year of high school. This article by Mark Zimmerman in the Catholic Standard discusses what she learned from the experience. Of her summer in Panama, Maya said: “It reinforced for me … Read More
Students from Central Kitsap High School travel to another country to further their Spanish skills and immerse their self in another culture. By Collin Smith Read about the AMIGOS experience from Ally and Patricia, students at Central Kitsap High School.
By Kendall Roberts Students from Miramonte High School spent their summers with AMIGOS in Latin America. Even a teacher at the school went to Michoacan, Mexico and Honduras with AMIGOS when she was in high school! She says, “What people don’t know is that you get out of it just as much as you give. … Read More