Bessy Lorena Merino Duarte, selected at age 26, has worked as a middle school teacher and also has experience participating in and leading outdoor educational leadership trainings. She graduated as a Facilitator of Outdoor Activities with a focus on leadership, group work, environmental education, risk management, and extreme sports from the Asociación Nacional de Exbecarios para el Desarrollo de Honduras (ANEDH). She graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Education in 2005 from theFranciscoMorazánNationalPedagogicUniversityin Tegucipalpa and then returned home to educate adolescents and contribute to her community’s development. Bessy strengthened her leadership skills and knowledge around sexual and reproductive health through GOJoven.
- Rudolph Khendis Ellis Rudolph Khendis Ellis is a dedicated young leader from Orange Walk who was a high school English teacher when he was selected as a Fellow in 2004. Khendis has experience working in literacy and HIV/AIDS issues. In 2006, Khendis received a Summit Scholarship to complete his Bachelor’s Degree in...