March 3, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global
experiences, in collaboration with
Spokane Public Schools
, announced the winners of the Inland Northwest "I Have a Dream" video contest. The winning students have the opportunity to travel on an international educational travel program of their choice including popular programs like the
Costa Rica Expedition
The winners are
, a junior from Lakeside High School, and
, an 8
Garry Middle School
. Logan is an honor roll student with various community service experience while Ayesha is a member of the National Honor Society and also on her school's basketball and volleyball teams.
The contest required that students submit a video of up to 60 seconds that incorporates the phrase "I Have a Dream," along with reasons they wish to experience global citizenship and international travel as a People to People delegate. Submissions were collected from area students
between January 7 and February 14
The winners were informed by representatives of People to People and
Public Schools with a surprise "in-classroom" award ceremony.
"I heard that
has 600 refugees and I would like to be able to do my part to help them become part of our community," said Stinebaugh. "I have spent my life building my IQ and this a way for me to build my CQ and become a better global citizen."
"I want to send the message that everyone has a dream and I want to fulfill mine. I want to see the world and new places - it's important to build character and be a global citizen," said Bergman.