Nine Travis High School students will spend their summer abroad as recipients of the Council on the International Educational Exchange Global Navigator scholarships.
Combined, the students received more than $25,000 for summer immersion programs where they will study culture, language, arts and history.
The student winners include:
Anthony Chuka-Ipere (Spanish Foodie Culture in Alicante, Spain), Victoria Guest (Spanish Language & Culture in Seville, Spain), Dakota Iocco (Leadership Through Mandela’s Example in Cape Town, South Africa), Kayla Jarvis (Spanish Language & Dominican Culture in Santiago, Chile), Jason Li (Japanese Language & Pop Culture in Tokyo), Amanda Ramirez (German Language & Culture in Berlin), Sanjay Ravindran (Spanish Language & Culture in Barcelona), Caira Thomas (Spanish Language & Culture in Madrid), and Yan Tung Wong (Theater Arts Behind the Scenes in London).
Nearly 50 Fort Bend ISD students applied to the scholarship program, among the more than 15,000 students who applied nationwide.
CIEE is a leader in educational international exchanges and travel, offering programs to high school and college students, and educators.