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Fourteen Students Studied Abroad This Summer with CIEE 

As we start the school year, we want to welcome back our world travelers!  In our second year of partnering with CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), Grimsley sent fourteen students abroad to nine different countries.  The following students traveled abroad and received a total of $44,305 in scholarship monies to help fund these experiences. Regester with host family

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Abbey Mitchell 

Marine Science and Field Work in Lisbon, Portugal 

Amanda Halbert 

German Language and Culture in Berlin, Germany 

Ben Regester 

French Language Intensive in Rennes, France 

Brandon Martin 

Italian Language and Culture in Ferrara, Italy 

Claire Howard 

Spanish Language and Culture in Seville, Spain 

Dyllan Key 

Japanese Language and Pop Culture in Tokyo, Japan 

Ellie Rider 

Global Entrepreneurship in Dublin, Ireland 

Isabelle Hillenbrand 

Italian Language and Culture in Ferrara, Italy 

Isiah Carlton 

Japanese Language and Pop Culture in Tokyo, Japan 

Madeline Scott 

Spanish Language and Chilean Culture in Valparaiso, Chile 

Malvika Venkatesh 

Promoting Children's Rights and Education in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 

Melanie Cohen 

Spanish Language and Culture in Seville, Spain 

Valerie Jackson 

French Language Intensive in Rennes, France 

Yeelim Lee 

Spanish Language and Dominican Culture in Santiago, Dominican Republic 

 

When combined with the first year of our participation, our partnership with CIEE has now led to twenty-nine total students studying abroad in thirteen different countries.  Previous programs include Wildlife Conservation in Gaborone, Botswana; French Language and Culture in Toulouse, France; Digital Film Making and Documentary in Seville, Spain; Chinese Language and Culture in Shanghai, China; Spanish Language and Culture in Madrid, Spain; Youth Development in Santiago, Dominican Republic; and Spanish Language and Mexican Culture in Guanajuato, Mexico.  Our students have earned a total of $87,140 in just two years!   

If you are interested in traveling abroad during your summer, please plan to attend an informational session in the Media Center on October 9 at 6:00 PM.  Please contact Karyn Dickerson, dickerk@gcsnc.com, if you have any questions.