3. Casey Crocket

Sponsor Club: Traverse City, Michigan, Rotary District 6290

Host Club: Toowong, District 9600

Casey Crocket is from Traverse City, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan, where she designed her own major in International Relations and studied in Santiago, Chile and Perth, Australia. For the past six years Casey has been working as a teacher of English for non-English speaking youths in Japan, Spain and the U.S.

Casey defines success in her field by raising her students’ language ability while simultaneously broadening their understanding of the challenges and opportunities that youth in other parts of the world face in learning and in life. Her interests include utilizing cultural education as part of conflict resolution, and she is working to broaden her focus into resource management and the role it plays in conflicts.