Brigette Ellyn Rizzo, 24, of Powell, Ohio, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Grenada on Jan. 24 to begin training as a youth development volunteer. Rizzo will assist school staff in initiating and managing age-appropriate education programs.
Like many who choose to serve in the Peace Corps, Rizzo has already made a difference in the United States through years of volunteer work. She’s volunteered with Heifer International and Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) in the past, and said she’s excited that her service will be a two-way exchange.
“I love learning about new cultures and teaching people about my culture,” she said. Continue reading “Powell, Ohio, Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Grenada”