Seniors Named Global Scholars

Three Fox Chapel Area High School seniors have been named Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Global Scholars. Cassidy Carson – German, Lea Prato – Spanish, and Kacie Zakin – Spanish have all attained the distinction of 2018 PSMLA Global Scholars Graduates.

This is the third year for the PMSLA Global Scholars program. The purpose of the program is to provide high school students with the opportunity to select interdisciplinary studies and activities, develop global awareness and competency, and to better prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly global society. The requirements include: successful completion of several academic courses, including levels one through four of a world language; participation in at least four extracurricular activities, including world language clubs; completion of at least 20 hours of community service (global in nature); read and review books pertaining to world languages, including one in the student’s target language; completion of a culminating project; and completion of an application.