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1976: Donna Winseck Omata served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Korea in Pusan, Seoul beginning in 1976
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Donna Winseck Omata can be contacted at beachgi123aaoldcom
Country of Service: Korea
Training Group: K-39
Cities you served in: Pusan, Seoul
Arrival Year: 1976
Departure Year: 1979
Taught English at Pusan Suh Girls' Middle School, Jung Ang Girls' Middle School, Dong Guk University, Ewha University
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Went to graduate school at SIT in Vermont. Taught at Spring Institute in Denver, 19 years at the U of Colorado in Boulder. Presently an ESL teacher at 2 elementary schools in Erie, Colorado.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Peace Corps was a wonderful experience that added direction and compassion to my life. I gave a presentation to students at the U of Colorado who were considering going into the Peace Corps, and it was so emotional. I am thankful for such a wonderful opportunity.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Brian Metcalf, Christine Cox, Monty Lo, Kim Hwa Ja, Joel & Donna Young
Originally posted: 10/7/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1976; Peace Corps Korea; Directory of Korea RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Korea RPCVs
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