Mary Younger

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Mary Younger
  • French
  • History
  • International Relations

Class of: 1974

Mary Younger graduated from Carroll in 1974 with a BA in French. As a junior, she studied abroad in Switzerland. After graduation, she served in the Peace Corps in Cameroon, teaching English in the French-speaking part of the country, and is still involved with the organization to this day, serving as an officer in the Montana Returned Peace Corps Volunteer group. After returning from Cameroon, Mary attended graduate school at the University of Montana, earning an MA in counseling, and spent over 30 years as a school counselor in Montana, where she encouraged students to study languages, participate in exchange programs, and explore the world while helping others.

She writes: “Learning a language is a definitely a lifelong asset and certainly influenced my lifepath in a very positive way.”