The Hallam Hurt '63 Student and Faculty Foreign Travel Award helps Chatham Hall students pursue a question they’ve been burning to answer.
Love physics and music? One student did, and found herself traveling to Italy to study the acoustics in opera houses. Are you a beef eater who loves to ride horses? You could find yourself riding with gauchos in Argentina learning about the organic, grass-fed beef industry, like another past travel award recipient. You could visit Jerusalem to study the confluence of three major world religions.
With the Hallam Hurt '63 Student and Faculty Foreign Travel Award, you decide how to follow your passion.
Since the Hallam Hurt '63 Student and Faculty Foreign Travel Award was established in 2005, the following students and teachers have participated:
Margaret O'Hare & Susan Morley "The Influence of Rapid Cultural Change on Representational Art in the Twenty-First Century"
Angelica Vinas & Katie Wood "The Role of Women's Volleyball in the Dominican Republic"
Kelly Fu '15 "Societal Happiness levels in Norway"
Lily Fulop ('14) and Dr. Ned Edwards "Study of a common ancestry in religion" Israel
Walker Abbott '14 and Ron Merricks "Study of the organic beef industry in Argentina"
Libby Goldstein (‘12) and Cricket Stone – Influence of Andalusian Horses Upon Modern-day Sport Horse Breeds, Spain and Germany
Tyler Burkett (‘11) and Dennis Reichelderfer – The Life of Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Movement: Resistance to the Rise of the Nazis, Germany
Amy Hendricks (‘10) and Ken Tyburski – Molta Musica: An Appraisal of Musical History in Italy
Grace Fulop (‘09) and Geoff Braun – Study of the evolution of pilgrimage in England
Kaitlin Tebeau (‘08) and Caswell Nilsen – Historical fiction research on the Scottish Highland Clearance’s impact on the clan system, Scotland
Isabella Yeager (‘07) and Alan Spearman – Research on the wife of medieval poet John Gower, England
Courtney Atkinson (‘06) and Ann Beal – Investigation of the literature of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, Russia
A girls' boarding and day school in southern Virginia, Chatham Hall prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our innovative academic program offers advanced courses, global study and travel, as well as project-based learning. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.