Birthday: November 20
Grade: Secondary 1 (High School)

Bright like his cousin Widley who also lives at the Mission, Edney is inquisitive and precocious. We are sure the “E” in his name stands for “encyclopedia,” his favorite book, for all the information he eagerly absorbs. He often conducts independent research on biology, animals, and anatomy. After all, science is his favorite subject. Edney’s efforts will be useful for his future career as a scientist and doctor, as he hopes to find a cure for brain cancer and take care of his family when they are sick. We have no doubt that Edney’s compassion will make for the perfect bedside manner! This young scholar also has a passion for classical music. His favorite instruments are the piano and violin and his favorite piece to play on the former is “Moonlight Sonata.” Inspired by the greats, including Mozart and Beethoven, Edney would like to compose his own classical pieces one day. He considers Mr. Mitch and Manno his role models: Mitch for his encouragement and willingness to help others, Manno, a fellow resident and future doctor at the Mission for his humility and dedication to becoming a pediatrician. What’s next on Edney’s to-do list? Learn Latin.

Updates from the Mission

Celebrating World Photography Day

This spring, a photography elective was offered to high school students at the Have Faith Haiti Bilingual School. This is the first year a high school cohort and program were offered at the mission school, as the children have both gotten older and progressed...

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The Spelling Bee Turns Six

The annual spelling bee at the Have Faith Haiti Bilingual School is both a year-end celebration of our students’ language advancement and a fun way for teachers to evaluate students’ spelling skills. Inevitably, some familiar faces make it to the final rounds and in...

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Counting Sheep Just a Little Better

In April, Gardner-White Furniture and Sealy kindly donated 50 new mattresses, as well as a large sectional sofa. Perhaps you caught the story earlier: Well, they have finally arrived! They were driven to Miami, and from there shipped in a container to Haiti. It can...

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