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Important Upcoming Event: Please Read!
Teen Leadership Conference
Saturday, Feb. 7th 2015 at 8am
300 Rivercrest Blvd
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!
International Career Day
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!
#Squad #GlobalCitizens #FutureLeaders
Jerrica Allgood, Ty Harp, Victoria Walker, and Jamil Brown pose with Jamison Hall, International Visitor & Student Program Coordinator for the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.
This session on Human Rights with Dr. Rick Halperin from SMU evoked strong sentiment from the kids. They came away inspired to promote human dignity and do something purposeful with their lives.
Callie reconnecting with the Allen HIgh School JWAC President she met at the Leadership meeting last month. This event was a great opportunity to build relationships and plan for future project collaboration.
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.
JWAC Election Results
Callie Judkins: Vice-President
Callie is currently a sophomore. She is passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues and finding solutions to help teens who suffer from these diseases. She is a member of Speech, Theater & Debate, Student Council, and is also served as Cheer manager.
Pablo Bautista: Secretary
Jimmie Blackburn: Treasurer
Callie Judkins: Vice-President
Monday, Jan. 5th 2015 at 1:30pm
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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.
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