Students in Beacon Academy’s Interact Club, a Rotary-affiliated group that works with students on global humanitarian projects, lead a mile-long walk to raise funds to build a new water well in Haiti. Katie Petzer, Beacon’s Director of Operations and Student Activities and head faculty organizer of the event, said that she was “overwhelmed” by the group’s unprecedented fundraising efforts.
Trailblazers in the Media
Beacon students find common ground with teenage Syrian refugees over a shared meal. “We decided that the best thing to do was to make friends,” said Beacon student Michaela Abrams, “…and the best way to make friends is over food.”