Name: Ian Blair
City: Flower Mound, Texas
Major: Religious Studies
School: Lewis & Clark College
Ian Blair, 22, of Flower Mound, Texas, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Ukraine on September 19 to begin training as a secondary education English teacher. In collaboration with Ukrainian partners, Blair will develop after-school and summer youth programs for students and teachers. He will also help develop an English summer language school, a project initiated by the ministry of education and science of Ukraine in 2015.
“I’m partly Ukrainian through my mother and felt more comfortable volunteering in a place where I had roots,” Blair said. “I’m hoping to find out more about my heritage as well as making a language, as difficult as English, fun and engaging.” Continue reading “Flower Mound, Texas, Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Ukraine”