The culmination of the Horizons program is a year-long professional internship that is tailored to students' interests and passions. For some, the internship continues previous volunteering efforts; for others, it is a bold new step.
Sample Senior Projects
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Girls Aloud! A Concert Advocating Girls Empowerment
(Site: Ornithology Research & Photography) A unique feature about Horizons is that it provides students with opportunities for “deep dives” into fields that interest them. In Jenna Crosier ’17’s case, her senior Horizons work on campus allowed her to combine her passions and talents for photography and writing.
(Sites: Berkshire Museum & Berkshire Children and Families) Gabriela Keator ’17 wanted her senior Horizons project to be interactive and collaborative. “I’m the complete opposite,” says Mikala L’Hote ’17, who admits to being shy, but she was intrigued by Gabriela’s invitation to develop a project together.
Strengthen the bonds between us and the environment we are living in by learning about the history beneath our feet.
The Power of S.H.E.
In 2015, six students began a new endeavor called "The Power of S.H.E. (Stories Heard Everywhere)." Working as part of the Digital Storytelling class, students captured a sense of what life is like for teenage girls and shared those stories online.
"Visiting the Massachuesetts Museum of Contemporary Art, I was always intrigued by how visitors interact with the installations in the galleries. I always thought to myself, I want to work in the arts someday. Now I am." - 12th Grade Student