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Meet Allison!

Allison Wheeler
Allison Wheeler

Meet Allison Wheeler from Centre College!
Major: History & Spanish
Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon, USA

This summer, Allison will be joining our Internship in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru program! We look forward to welcoming her!

Tell us more about you:
“I am currently a sophomore History and Spanish double major at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. I love traveling, hiking, and spending time outside. “

What motivated you to choose Peru?
“I have always loved learning about the indigenous cultures of South America. Peru is an excellent place to study a wide array of groups.”

What organizations are you involved in on campus?
“I am heavily involved in the Theatre Department on campus building sets, setting up lights, and running productions in my spare time. I am also involved with Centre Ambassadors and help give tours to prospective students.”

What are your future career goals?
“I hope to take a year off after undergrad to teach English in Spain. Then, I want to continue on to grad school to get a degree in teaching history at the collegiate level.”

What is your main motivation for participating in the program?
“Mainly, I hope to get more experience in the field of history while also visiting a beautiful country immersed in their wonderful culture.”

What are some of the places/things on your bucket list?
“I’d love to visit as many places as I can! Peru’s Sacred Valley is, in my opinion, one of the coolest places I have ever been and can’t wait to go back this summer!”

What is your favorite quote?
“No matter how you feel: Get up, dress up, show up, and never give up!” -Anonymous

Learn more about our opportunities in Peru. Linguistic Horizons offers two programs in Peru including: Internships in Peru and Nutrition and Natural Medicine. Both programs take place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco, Peru. Request more information today.