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Woodbury High School junior Britney Schopf, right, spent eight weeks this summer in Paraguay where she built latrines as part of a volunteer program with the Amigos de las Américas organization.

WHS junior volunteers in Paraguay

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Earlier this spring Woodbury resident Britney Schopf, a junior at Woodbury High School, was looking for some sort of opportunity to go abroad with an exchange program.

After looking through several programs Schopf heard of the organization Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS,) which is a service learning organization, from a family friend and it seemed like a great opportunity.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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