Braves JWAC

Informed, diverse, globally-aware student leaders!

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Interested in joining JWAC?

Click the title above, complete the form, and one of our officers will contact you with additional information. We'd love to hear from you!

T-Shirt Orders

We are now taking orders for your JWAC shirts. The cost is $10 and deadline is December 19th. Your shirts will be ready for you when you come back from the holiday break.

Access the order form to place your order. Don't be left out!

The photo included is the shirt design. Cool, right?!?

Important Upcoming Event: Please Read!

Teen Leadership Conference

Saturday, Feb. 7th 2015 at 8am

300 Rivercrest Blvd

Allen, TX

Clear your calendars! Allen High School will be hosting the 2nd annual Teen Leadership Conference of North Texas on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at Allen High School. The registration price is $40 per student and sponsor. This price will include a keynote speaker, various workshops, conference t-shirt, and lunch.

They will accept the first 1,000 students and sponsors who register and pay for the conference. Registration will not be complete until payment has been received.

Email Ms. Kemp to RSVP for this event. Deadline is January 5th. Hopefully there will still be spots available. Don't procrastinate!

December 2014

President's Post - Cooper

International Career Day

On Wednesday, December 3rd, 22 members of JWAC attended the annual International Career Day at the University of Texas in Arlington, sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. This event, part of the International Education Program, gives students a wide perspective of possibilities for international careers and how to pursue their desired career path.

After the welcome by Jennifer Bowden, Executive Director of the International Education Program, students heard about international protocol, teaching abroad, international degree programs, media, and internships.

Students chose and attended five break-out sessions with industry experts throughout the day. These included topics such as business, military and defense, intelligence, diplomacy, human rights, journalism, law, and engineering.

During the lunch hour, informational booths were set out to provide additional information and resources for students who wanted specific advice and information about areas of interest. Vendors present included Homeland Security, the Army ROTC, the Texas National Guard, the International Red Cross, People to People, Human Rights Initiative, Engineers Without Borders, Volunteer Center of North Texas, and UTA Study Abroad.

Feedback from our members was overwhelmingly positive. Students came back to school and shared that, for the first time, they felt as if they had a concrete idea for their future and for career options. Even more importantly, they came away a sense of camaraderie and with the true meaning of JWAC!

~ Kemp

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#Squad #GlobalCitizens #FutureLeaders

November 2014

President's Post - Callie

President Advisory Meeting in Dallas

Global Competency Test

October 2014

President's Post - Cooper

First Meeting

10/20 - Jameson Hall visit

September 2014

Welcome to our group newsletter. I am excited to have this opportunity to sponsor this group. I think it was meant to be. Seriously.

I first heard about JWAC during the summer of 2013 when I attended the world Affairs Council Global Classrooms Workshop in Richardson. I was amazed by all the resources shared during those three days. They could have easily stretched those sessions into an entire week and we still would not have covered all the topics and materials we received. Obviously, learning about this group was a major part of my time there.

I then learned that Mr. Morrow, our principal, was once a JWAC sponsor too. He raved about the benefits of the group and how much fun his students had. He encouraged forming a group here at CHS and I thought it was an opportunity I could not pass up.

Inspiring our youth to embrace diversity and become more globally aware is one of my passions. I hope that I can instill the importance of leadership, cultural awareness, and the desire to change the world in all student members of our JWAC. I'm excited for the year to come.

~ Kemp

JWAC Election Results

Cooper Kane: President

Club Meeting

Monday, Jan. 5th 2015 at 1:30pm

Room A115

JWAC meets on the first and third Monday of each month during SPEAR. Occasionally, we will meet after school for special events.

Check the posters in the hallways for specific dates and times.

Sign up for Remind!

Click the link above and follow directions to sign up for Remind text messages from JWAC.

About US

The Junior World Affairs Council students will attend various educational events featuring speakers knowledgeable in global affairs. The highlight of the year is the Academic WorldQuest competition, held in February, 2015 and our service projects.

This club will give high-achieving and ambitious students many opportunities to change their world, from spreading awareness about world affairs to meeting other outstanding students and professionals.

We'd love to hear from you! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BravesJWAC.