Real-world Issues

2016 Real World Issues Top Ten

We would like for you to be able to get a glimpse into what your child will be doing at Elevate! Parents are invited to tour the campus on check-in day, and attend the closing ceremony on Saturday morning.

Campus Tour:

Parents are welcome to take a guided tour of the Gordon campus on Sunday, July 24, between 2 and 5 p.m. (after you have checked your student in). Come learn more about Gordon and what we’re all about!

Closing Ceremonies:

Parents are also welcome to join the students and staff during the closing ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, followed by lunch at 11:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Ken Olsen Science Center (shown on the enclosed campus map). Celebrate with us as the students receive awards for their projects!

1. First and Last Name

2. Please select the your top six out of the ten listed:

Countering Peer Pressure and Teen Substance Abuse in Brentwood, TN
Addressing the Persistent Problem of Homelessness in Beverly, MA
Providing English Tutoring to Unprivledged South Korean Students to GIve Them Equal Opportunities to Pursue Further Education in Seoul, South Korea
Combating Ageism and Building Relationships with the Elderly in Dallas, TX
Bridging the Social Isolation of International Students and Building Cross Cultural Appreciation within a High School in Shelton, CT
Tackling Growing Obesity through a Community Nutrition Program in Maringá, Brazil
Bringing Racial Reconciliation within Youth Communities in Boston, MA
Creating a Sports and Mentoring Program for Students Affected by ADD and ADHD in Simpsonville, SC
Educating Teens on Mental Health and Facilitating Programs that Offer Healthier Alternatives to Prevent Teen Depression, Self-Abuse, and Mental Illness in Charlotte, NC
Providing Opportunities for Teens to Understand the Experience of Foster Care Children in Thousand Oaks, CA