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Global/Multicultural Student Awards

TVS INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL AMBASSADOR

This certificate recognizes Upper School students who have shown a commitment to improving our community’s understanding of, and who have had repeated interactions with, people from different cultures. Contact Dr. Roemer to nominate yourself or a friend. New and repeat award recipients participated in at least three new programs/activities each year (since May of the previous year):
 
  • Successfully completed (or nearly completed) the highest level of world language study offered at TVS or approved online course;
  • Able to converse with fluency or near fluency in more than one language;
  • Traveled/Studied for at least 8 days in a foreign country on a formal program;
  • Hosted or was hosted by one or more individuals from abroad;
  • Participated in a local or domestic international program;
  • Participated in a multi-day Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) training program on or off-campus (e.g., SDLC or Tearing Down Walls);
  • Participated in at least 2 one-day Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) training programs on or off-campus (e.g., Radical Hope, MLK Day training);
  • Led a DEI training for the TVS community (e.g., Trojan Day);
  • Active member of an international club (e.g., Jr. World Affairs Council, International Food Club, etc.),
  • Active member of a DEI-related club (e.g., Unity Club, GSA, Student DEI Committee) Completed volunteer work in another country;
  • Made a formal presentation in the MS or LS (assembly or class) or at an Upper School assembly to improve awareness on campus about an international or multicultural topic;
  • Led at least 2 Multicultural Moments in assemblies;
  • Successfully completed (or nearly completed) coursework on advanced international/multicultural topics (e.g., AP European History; AP Human Geography, AP World History, Ways of Knowing, Religion in Culture, Social Justice, Modern Asia, Global Leadership, etc.);
  • Volunteered at an International/Multicultural Fair (TVS or elsewhere);
  • and Other (contact Dr. Roemer for other suggestions).
 

TVS GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AWARD

This award recognizes 1 or more seniors who have demonstrated exceptional Upper School leadership in the world through an intimate understanding of, and repeated interactions with, people from different parts of the globe. Past recipients have proven to be conscientious global citizens through actions such as travel to foreign countries, advanced communication skills in at least one foreign language, hosting or being hosted by people from one or more countries, and participation in domestic international programs. See the list below for other examples. Contact Dr. Roemer to nominate a student, yourself, or a friend. 
 
  • Successfully completed (or nearly completed) the highest level of world language study offered at TVS or approved online course;
  • Able to converse with fluency or near fluency in more than one language;
  • Traveled/Studied for at least 8 days in a foreign country on a formal program;
  • Hosted or was hosted by one or more individuals from abroad;
  • Participated in a local or domestic international program;
  • Participated in a multi-day Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) training program on or off-campus (e.g., SDLC or Tearing Down Walls);
  • Participated in at least 2 one-day Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) training programs on or off-campus (e.g., Radical Hope, MLK Day training);
  • Led a DEI training for the TVS community (e.g., Trojan Day);
  • Active member of an international club (e.g., Jr. World Affairs Council, International Food Club, etc.),
  • Active member of a DEI-related club (e.g., Unity Club, GSA, Student DEI Committee)
  • Completed volunteer work in another country;
  • Made a formal presentation in the MS or LS (assembly or class) or at an Upper School assembly to improve awareness on campus about an international or multicultural topic;
  • Led at least 2 Multicultural Moments in assemblies;
  • Successfully completed (or nearly completed) coursework on advanced international/multicultural topics (e.g., AP European History; AP Human Geography, AP World History, Ways of Knowing, Religion in Culture, Social Justice, Modern Asia, Global Leadership, etc.);
  • Volunteered at an International/Multicultural Fair (TVS or elsewhere);
  • and Other (contact Dr. Roemer for other suggestions).
Past Recipients:
2014: Zach Harris, Anne Jacobs, & Mandy Miller
2015: Stephanie Bell
2016: Margaret Murray, Siva Paladugu, & Aniqa Premjee
2017: Grace Beasley
2018: Allison Byrd, Kamryn Dow, & Sarah Shamai
2019: Ananya Vennam
2020: David Fauber, Piper Duncan, Saleem Razack, Anna Stupfel, Hayden Ullmann

Global friendships start here.