Name: Andrew Quincy Spees
Country of service and dates: Morocco, 2007
Sector/Program of service: Environment
Degree earned @ App State: M.S. in Appropriate Technology
Graduation date: May 2010
Andrew served in the High Atlas mountains of southern Morocco working to promote sustainable ecological practices among the historically nomadic Berber people. During his service, Andrew assisted with developing a business plan for a local weaving cooperative and became a top notch wheat harvester. He also served as the laughing stock of his community through repeated gaffes and blunders.
Andrew is currently the Peace Corps recruiter on the Appalachian State campus, while pursuing a Master's of Appropriate Technology.