Jennie McCulloch, daughter of Fred and Mary McCulloch of Friday Harbor, graduated Sumna Cum Laude in December from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, with a Master of Arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
A 2006 graduate of Portland’s Reed College, with a degree in Germanic Studies, McCulloch, 32, currently teaches English to 90 high school junior girls at the Gashora Girls Academy in Rwanda, Africa.
A graduate of Seattle area Bush High School, Class of 1999, the year the McCullochs moved to San Juan Island.
She has worked in various Friday Harbor restaurants and businesses in recent years, including the The Place Bar and Grill, Back Door Kitchen, The Whale Museum and Friday Harbor Pet Supply.
She has been a volunteer at the Historical Museum and volunteered and taught English at Spring Street International School.