Contest Winners Announced

by | Feb 9, 2018

Throughout the past few weeks, we have asked alumni of the World Affairs Seminar to share their stories from their seminar experiences. We have always known that our delegates go on to do great things after the seminar – this testimonial contest proved that we have some pretty amazing alumni. We are excited to announce our contest winners!

Grand Prize Winner: Sarah Stadler

Sarah comes from New Holstein, Wisconsin. She attended World Affairs Seminar in 2016 (Water: Global Resource to Share & Protect) and 2017 (Education & Social Justice: Creating Change Around the World). In her video she said “WAS is incredible! I made friends from as far as Ghana to as close as 10 minutes away from me.” Sarah has been an absolute asset to have join the World Affairs Seminar story, and we thank her for sharing her story with us.

As a Grand Prize winner, Sarah has earned a 50% Sponsorship for her local Lions Club, who sponsored her as a delegate when she attended. She will also receive a WAS t-shirt and water bottle. Congratulations and thank you, Sarah!

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First Prize Winner: Callahan Stoub

Callie attended World Affairs Seminar in 2016, when the theme was Education & Social Justice: Creating Change Around the World. In her senior year in high school, she completed a year-long project on education reform. World Affairs Seminar opened up her eyes to the impact that she can have right in her own community, while allowing her to make friends from Wisconsin, Washington, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United Kingdom!

As a First Prize winner, Callie has earned a $50 Sponsorship for for her hometown Rotary Club in Barrien Springs, Michigan, which is part of Rotary District 6360. She will also receive a WAS t-shirt and water bottle. Congratulations and thank you, Callie!

Congratulations to both of our winners! To see what others have said about the World Affairs Seminar or tell tell us your story, visit our testimonial page today.

If you or somebody you know would like to attend World Affairs Seminar this summer, please click here and share with a friend. We would love to have you. We are also looking for staff counselors and are always open to sponsors, as well.

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