|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-116-248.balt.east.verizon.net - 22.214.171.124) on Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 8:17 am: Edit Post|
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
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
Reconnect with this Peace Corps Volunteer
Leave a message above where it says "Create New Conversation."
If this is your profile, post any additions, updates or corrections to your profile below where it says "Add a Message."
RPCVs: To add your own RPCV profile click here.
| The Peace Corps Library|
The Peace Corps Library is now available online with over 40,000 index entries in 500 categories. Looking for a Returned Volunteer? Check our RPCV Directory or leave a message on our Bulletin Board. New: Sign up to receive our free Monthly Magazine by email, research the History of the Peace Corps, or sign up for a daily news summary of Peace Corps stories. Visit our FAQ for more information about PCOL.
| Subscribe to Peace Corps News|
Don't miss our new web site, Peace Corps News, for the latest news about the Returned Volunteer community and what is going on with the Peace Corps around the world. Subscribe to our news feed to get Peace Corps news delivered to your desk as it happens. Then visit the Peace Corps Library, History of the Peace Corps, the worldwide RPCV Directory or leave a message for the RPCV community on the RPCV Bulletin Board.
| Help document the History of the Peace Corps|
PCOL is proud to announce that Phase One of the "History of the Peace Corps" is now available online containing over 5,000 pages of primary source documents from the archives of the Peace Corps. Help: Do you have copies of in-country newsletters from your Country of Service. Mail copies to "Ask Not" - Box 1960 - Ponca City, OK 74601. If you can, send them on a CD in jpeg format; if not, send us hard copies.
Peace Corps Botswana; Directory of Botswana RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Botswana RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1981