Highlights from International Leader Week Newsletter

This month, the 2013 cohort traveled to Tecpán, Guatemala for our 8th Annual International Leader Week. During the week, Scholars toured Lake Atitlan, participated in a Mayan ceremony, learned the basics of the Cackchiquel language, and helped each other hike to a mountaintop!
For the third year in a row, AHS's volunteer placement was at the Ixmukane Elementary School. The staff and students eagerly welcomed Hamilton Scholars back, and it was very rewarding to see the positive impact of the organization's various service projects on the school. This year, Scholars taught the children English, played with them during recess, and painted the entire school...