Jessi Gudgell graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in family and human services.
She has spent the last year as an intern at Women, Infant and Children of Lane County, providing education and nutritional services.
She departs now for 27 months with the Peace Corps in Peru as a community health volunteer. Her future plans are maternal and child healthcare.
Jessi is a graduate of Orcas Island High School and her parents are Susan and Wally Gudgell.