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Bethany Copeland
Dominican Republic 2012-2014

Bethany graduated from Lipscomb University with a B.A. in Spanish in 2008. She worked at City Year Miami from 2009-2012 and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic immediately afterward. While serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, Bethany coordinated two national youth initiatives, a volleyball camp for adolescent girls and a youth empowerment camp for boys, in addition to the various programs she led for 100 youth in her community. Bethany is a fluent Spanish speaker and uses her skills working with Hispanic families as the Operations Manager at Liberty Collegiate Academy in East Nashville. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, biking, hiking, running, playing sports, learning Portuguese, volunteering and spending time with family and friends.