Mariner student Justice Brown Selected for Washington World Fellows 2019 Cohort
Last updated 4/17/2019 at Noon
Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib’s office selected Justice Brown for the Washington World Fellows 2019 cohort.
This year’s winners were selected from nearly 200 nominees from throughout the state. To be considered for the program, students had to be nominated by a teacher or school counselor, and complete a rigorous application process that includes written essays, a personal interview, and a video submission. Nearly of all of this year’s fellows will be the first in their families to attend college.
Brown, a student at Mariner High School, says she has a passion for culture and is looking forward to the opportunity to gain different perspectives while studying abroad. She is excited for the program’s academic support, and feels that with the right guidance, she can pursue a college education that fits her. She says she ready to break out of her shell and explore a new part of life.
The fellowship provides students with a study abroad experience in León, Spain during the summer between grades 10 and 11, followed by two years of college readiness and leadership development programming.
The Washington World Fellows program was created by the office of Lt. Governor Habib in 2018, and is part of the office’s larger goal of expanding opportunities in higher education throughout Washington.