Students honored for commitment to ExEds

Before leaving for their three-week winter break, several students were honored for their commitment to ExEds during the first semester.

Crew Not Passenger awards were presented for dedicated participation in the UWC-USA Campus Services program. Kicked off in September, the program involves students, teachers, and staff work alongside the custodial, maintenance and grounds employees to clean and spruce up the Montezuma campus.

Crew Not Passenger award recipients were:

Grounds Crew

  • Sophie “Zosia” Sandweiss ’20, USA-Texas, and Julius Schaut ’21, Germany

Building Exteriors

  • Karoline Nedergaard ’20, Denmark, and Anika Quon ’20, USA-Wash.


  • Lorenzo Laquidara ’20, Italy


  • Nghia DucNguyen ’20, Vietnam


  • Vyara Getahun ’20, Bulgaria


  • Asja Babanovic ’21, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Snow shoveling

  • Leah Wilson ’20, USA-NJ


Community Commitment awards were presented to:

Reading Buddies

  • Sophia Huang ’20, Germany

Soup Kitchen

  • Milania Lucia Soares da Costa ’20, Timor-Leste
  • Catherine Quinn ’20, USA-Texas
  • Julia Mazal ’20, USA-NM
  • Olusotemidayo “Temi” Oyedele ’20, Nigeria

The SPOT Community Center

  • Rara Dzikrina Istifadah ’21, Indonesia



Recipients of Ethical Action awards were:


  • Yuden Lhamo ’20, Dorji, Bhutan


  • Sophia Huang ’20, Germany


  • Elisa Ruiz ’20, Spain

Latin Ensemble

  • Andres Block Martinez ’20, Mexico

Cultural Day Leadership

  • Juliana “Juju” Lucena Gaspar ’20, Cayman Islands –

Amnesty International

  • Foster Preston ’20, Canada

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