Connecting Students with Leaders
At different points throughout the school year, full-time students in grades 6-12 are invited to hear the academic, creative, professional, and/or service-oriented journeys of remarkable people living across the world. These hourlong, live, virtual presentations include an opportunity for students to ask questions. Following the inspiring stories from celebrated leaders in their field shared as a part of The Academy Symposium, students in The Academy participate in a teacher-facilitated discussion with their peers. After hearing from speakers during the Make a Difference Monday events, students have the opportunity to gather as a part of the monthly Make a Difference Workshops, where knowledge, influence, and action meet to support students’ involvement in their local and global communities.