Claire Williams, a rising sophomore at TMI Episcopal, recently completed a monthlong summer Spanish immersion program for high-school students in Segovia, Spain.
At the Instituto San Pedro, Williams lived with a host family, studied Spanish grammar, conversation, composition and civilization at the Padre Claret high school in Segovia. She also taught English to local children and experienced culture, history and architecture through daily tours. All activities, in and out of the classroom, are conducted in Spanish.
Williams was the only student from Texas, joining nine others from two schools in Boston and Connecticut. At TMI last year, she was named to the Freshman Scholastic Society, an academic honor society for ninth graders, and earned a Plata (silver) award in the 2018 National Spanish Examination.