St. Johnsbury Academy, Vermont
Founded in 1842, St. Johnsbury Academy is a comprehensive independent secondary school widely recognized as an institution that develops character, academic excellence, and civic responsibility in its students. The Academy enjoys a unique structure: it is a private boarding school with a strong contingent of international students, as well as the receiving school for its own community.
Sarah Garey, HKI board member and Director of the Health Services at the Academy, is leading her fourth student trip to India in the spring of 2018. Thirteen students, the Academy Headmaster, Sarah, and chaperones will go to Porayar to work on creche projects and the Health Center. In preparation for their trip, students are learning about India and what they will encounter there, and are hard at work raising funds to contribute to BET through HKI. The Academy is committed to furthering global understanding by encouraging foreign travel and study.
Learn more by visiting the St. Johnsbury Academy web site. The Colwell Center for Understanding supports language learning, cultural understanding, travel and exchange programs and serves as a resource to students, faculty and the community.
See their India 2012: Porayar and Beyond video.