R-FH GRADS EMBARK ON AFRICAN ADVENTURE

20130910_185631Leah Small and Olivia Brown, two members of the 2009 RFH Graduating Class, are heading to Burkina Faso in West Africa to provide Health Care services as Peace Corps volunteers. (click to enlarge)

By Mary Ann Kampfe, RFHRHS Public Relations

Two members of the same Rumson-Fair Haven High School graduating class will be among 39 Peace Corps volunteers heading to Africa this October.

Olivia Brown and Leah Small, both 2009 graduates of RFH, will be providing health services counseling to mothers and their children in Burkina Faso. This small landlocked country, located in West Africa, is a rural region encompassing 105,900 miles.

“This was a welcome surprise and a complete coincidence,” said Brown. “We were recruited out of two different places.”

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