Quincy Amarikwa, third speaker in series

Watkinson’s Global Studies Program and Athletics Department are pleased to present Quincy Amarikwa as the final speaker in the three-part virtual winter AthleticMind Speaker Series highlighting leaders in sports and activism. Quincy Amarikwa played professional soccer in the MLS for over a decade and recently founded Black Players for Change, an organization of players and … Read more

Watkinson Senior Selected for Fellowship

Watkinson School is proud to announce that Adam J. ’21 was chosen for an Edward Brodsky Student Fellowship. New this year at the Anti Defamation League’s Never Is Now conference, students could apply to participate in the Edward Brodsky Student Fellowship. Fifty student leaders from around the country were selected to connect with each other through conversations … Read more

Model UN at the Hungarian and EU Consulates

Watkinson’s Upper School Model UN had the opportunity to travel to New York last week in preparation for their upcoming conference at the University of Hartford in December. The team visited both the Hungarian and EU Consulates. The Hungarians were especially hospitable; our students had the privilege of meeting with the Ambassador, Deputy ambassador, and … Read more

Watkinson Sending 10th-Anniversary Service Trip to Dominican Republic

Team is comprised of 33 travelers from Watkinson School, the University High School of Engineering, and UConn Health. Myriad sponsorship opportunities available to support our 2019 Dominican Republic Service Team. Watkinson School will send 33 travelers to spend a week in La Romana, Dominican Republic from November 23-30, 2019. Working alongside their hosts from the Good … Read more

Senior Wins Yale Debate Competition

Patrick H. ’20, one of Watkinson’s Global Studies Program diploma students, won the Yale Invitational High School Parliamentary Debate Competition Sunday!! Over 20 hours, Patrick and members of the Watkinson/Westfield Debate Team debated 9 rounds, each with a different resolution and had just 15 minutes to prep each without sources or internet. Patrick gave the … Read more

Upper School Model UN heads to Dartmouth

Watkinson’s upper school Model United Nations attended Dartmouth Model UN (DartMUN) last weekend (April 5-7) with 8 students. Jackson F. ’21 won an “outstanding delegate” award for his work representing Chief of Staff for the Philippines Navy (PN) – Carlito Galvez Jr.; his committee was the Duterte Administration. DartMUN was comprised of students playing the … Read more

Global Studies Students Attend UConn Event “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor”

by Harrison Richman, University of Hartford Communications Intern This month, the upperclassmen will have a big opportunity with global impact. A global studies event held at the University of Connecticut will give the students thesocietal tools they need to understand other cultures as they move into the collegiate world. This Global Studies Event will be … Read more