|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-9-190.balt.east.verizon.net - 184.108.40.206) on Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 11:46 am: Edit Post|
1969: Alan Cathcart served in Sierra Leone in Yonibana beginning in 1969
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Alan Cathcart can be contacted at acathcartahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Sierra Leone
Training Group: 1969
Cities you served in: Yonibana
Arrival Year: 1969
Departure Year: 1971
Taught mathematics at Yonibana Secondary School. Assisted with language training for the 1970 arrivals.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
3 marriages, third time's the charm. Six children now ages 17-32. Graduated U. Penn Law School magna cum laude 1974. Law professor, Penn Law 1978-84. Practising international tax and M&A lawyer, currently with KPMG.
Originally posted: March 30, 2006
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|By Bakarr Koroma (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, November 04, 2010 - 11:36 am: Edit Post|
I am a proud beneficiary of the Peace Corps Programme in Sierra Leone. The time Mr Cathcart was serving in Yonibana I was in Class 7 in the UMC Primary School in Yonibana and by the time he left I was already in Form 1 at the Yonibana Secondary School. I knew him as a small boy and after his batch then came Miss Kimol, Miss Judy and others who taught me in form 1. I have graduated from Fourah Bay College and taught History in the Government Independence Secondary School in Freetown and later joined the Sierra Leone Police Force where I am currently serving as a Superintendent of Police. I am looking forward to going to America briefly where I can possibly meet with my old teachers at YSS.I should be grateful for all the knowledge gained from these wonderful people from America.