Honors Performance Series Stories

The Bonville-Shaw Family: Frequent WorldStrides Travelers

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Amanda Bonville doesn’t hesitate to sign her children up for an educational travel experience. The mother of six has sent (or plans to send!) four of her children on WorldStrides programs. In fact, her oldest daughter, Abby, has traveled with us four times! Abby’s first trip…

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7 Tips For A Comfortable Long Haul Flight

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Program Development Manager Nancy Richardson recently traveled to Sydney, Australia with our High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House. Now that she’s back in the United States, she’s sharing her best tips for how to be comfortable on a long haul flight.  “How long…

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Music Teacher Jon Ortiz Reflects On His Honors Performance Series Experiences

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As a student, Jon Ortiz was chosen to perform at Carnegie Hall with WorldStrides’ Honors Performance Series. The experience affirmed for him that he was meant to pursue a career in music. Now a music teacher in Lubbock, Texas, Jon was recently chosen as a…

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Why I Love the Honors Performance Series

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By Hayley Safley *This article originally appeared on The Odyssey.  On February 4, 2016, I embarked on an incredible music adventure with the High School Honors Performance Series. To make a total cliché, it absolutely was a bucket list, life-changing experience. Wonder why? I met incredible…

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