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Congratulations to the ISDS Seal Award Winners

2021 SFHS International Skills Diploma Seal

ISDS Coordinators: Dr. Priscilla Pizarro-Rivera & Ms. Nelly Castillo

In today’s global marketplace, it is important for students to acquire the interdisciplinary skills they need to be globally competent and competitive. The International Skills Diploma Seal is awarded to graduating high school students who complete an international education curriculum and engage in extracurricular activities and experiences that foster the achievement of global competencies. It is a signal to employers and higher education institutions that a student is prepared to participate in the global economy.

To be awarded the International Skills Diploma Seal, students need to complete:

· Coursework in the following areas (8 credits total): World Languages (at least three credits in the same world language and/or ESOL) and International Focus (at least four credits in courses determined to have an international focus).

· At least four extracurricular activities and experiences with global themes and/or in global contexts (e.g., exchange programs, international and language clubs, travel abroad).

· Twenty hours of community service involving a global/cross-cultural public service project.

· Capstone presentation on the knowledge gained in the courses and activities listed above.

Congratulations to:

1. Siva Appana

2. Ryan Bohn

3. Benjamin Chisam

4. Siddhi Chitgopkar

5. Gavin Gaude

6. Benjamin Hempker

7. Lauren Henggeler

8. Taylor James

9. Aashna Kaila

10. Erin Keough (ISDS STAR Student)

11. Esther Kim

12. Euan Maley

13. Nicole Montes de Oca

14. Payal Patel

15. Pooja Patel

16. Rinisha Ramprakash

17. Yash Sajjan

18. Priyal Sarda

19. Sampoorna Sundararajan

20. Nicholas Torchia

21. Joshua Track

22. Jackson Tucker

23. Samaa Varyani

24. Olivia Zeitlin