BCS Advantage Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 9

Early College and International students learning the ancient art of Tai Chi in the Nanjing University of the Arts. “The world is a little smaller now. It’s almost unreal I was there. I have a different view of everything. I understand the world in a better way. It was eye-opening.” – Anna Hawkins-Ross, 11th grade Gracie Franzi, 12th grade, at Confucius Temple in Nanjing, China. 11th grader Jordan Dennison and Biology teacher Julie Maimes at the Confucius Temple in Nanjing, China. Early College students Devin Rogers and Estefania Andrade with a student from the Netherlands at Purple Mountain in Nanjing, China. Anna Hawkins-Ross (11th grade), Marcus Agnaonao (11th grade), Jordan Dennison (11th grade) and Biology teacher Julie Maimes at Xuanwu Lake, Nanjing, China. “We got to sample a very different culture, and the whole experience has changed me. It’s made me a better person. I also built great relationships with my classmates and the other international students on the trip with us!” —Estefania Andrade-Hercules, 12th grade 7