Monthly Archives: December 2011

Leader Profile: Anthony Wins Teacher of the Year

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We are proud to announce that veteran Putney leader Anthony Poullard was recently awarded the Teacher of the Year award at Coppell Middle School West in Dallas, Texas. A Spanish teacher and Latin America enthusiast,  Anthony has led high school Continue reading

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Notes From Programming: Jeff in Vietnam

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Jeff Shumlin, Co-Director of Putney Student Travel, traveled to Vietnam with his family this Thanksgiving season to visit his daughter, Julia. Julia has been studying in Hanoi for the fall semester of her junior year of high school. A Community Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Cara Meets President Kagame

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We got the chance to catch up with an alumna of one of our 2011 summer programs in Africa for high school students. Global Awareness in Action Rwanda alumna Cara Scharf sat down to talk with us this week during

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A Moveable Feast

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Food! It’s one of the many joys of traveling. The gastronomy of a place gives insight into its history and cultural influences, and it sure is fun to try! High school students on all of our summer programs abroad often Continue reading

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Putney Premiere: Global Awareness in Action India

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This footage from our 2011 summer program for high school students in India, Global Awareness in Action India, demonstrates the striking landscape of the region we explore on this summer program abroad for high school students. This unique summer … Continue reading

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Putney Premiere: Community Service Peru Video

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Videographer Katie Schuler came along with our high school community service trip to Peru this summer to capture the essence of this summer program for high school students set in an indigenous village in the Peruvian Andes.

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Student Spotlight: An Interview with Yvonne

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We recently had the chance to catch up with Yvonne Elosiebo, a 2002 alumni of our Pre- College Madrid program and a recipient of one of our Putney Open Door Fund scholarships. Yvonne studied intensive Spanish in Madrid and Continue reading

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