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Tribute to GLOBE from Student in the Dominican Republic

Yamila Franco, a GLOBE student of Dr. María Lorraine de Ruiz-Alma, Headmistress of the Notre Dame School in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is about to embark on an exciting new journey.  Miss Franco is headed to the University of Victoria, located on spectacular Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, as a recent recipient of the prestigious Council of International Schools scholarship for undergraduate studies.

Watch as this remarkable young woman expresses her appreciation to the many people and opportunities that helped her to arrive at where she is today. Click here.

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News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office


Yamila Michelle Franco is one of our best GLOBE students. During her years at Notre Dame School doing projects and research, she developed a strong environmental conscience, a deep sense of responsibility with the planet, and a dream to build a better world.
She is now at Victoria University, Canada as the recipient of the US$90,000.00 Council of International Schools scholarship studying BIOLOGY. Well done Yamila! Make us proud!
María Lorraine de Ruiz-Alma