Cody Mitchell Heche, 23, of Cary, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Zambia Feb. 3 to begin training as an agriculture volunteer. Heche will live and work at the community level to make a difference by helping local farmers successfully build and manage fishponds as a way to increase their incomes.
Heche is the son of Bill and Kim Heche and a graduate of Cary-Grove High School in Cary, Ill. He graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., where he earned his degree in sociology, art, and African studies.
“My degree from Augustana taught me about human interaction and relationships, which will help me during my Peace Corps service,” Heche said. Continue reading “Cary, Ill., resident begins Peace Corps service in Zambia”