1981: John McMurtry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana in Tutume beginning in 1981

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1981: John McMurtry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana in Tutume beginning in 1981

1981: John McMurtry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana in Tutume beginning in 1981

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John McMurtry can be contacted at mcmurtrydjohnagmaildcom

Country of Service: Botswana

Training Group: CAST Norfolk Va 1981

Cities you served in: Tutume

Arrival Year: July 1981

Departure Year: 1983 from PC, 1985 from Tutume

Work Description:

Science Teacher at Tutume McConnell Community College, girls softball coach, Drought relief coordinator,

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

2 more years at Tutume private contract, 7 years (86-93) taught Biology at Loyola Academy in Chicago Area, 3 years (93-96)taught IB Biology at Copenhagen Int School, Denmark, 11 years (96- now) Munich Int School- IB Diploma coordinator and teaching IB biology. Met Nicole who became my wife while passing through Europe on the way to US after Botswana, 2 children- son now 16, daughter now 12.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

miss the quiet, the sun, the people, speaking Kalanga. It was the best teacher training I could imagine- I had to learn everything on my own.

Originally posted: April 21, 2007



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Peace Corps Botswana; Directory of Botswana RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Botswana RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1981



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