THE ROBERT M. THOMPSON FOUNDATION
JUAN CHRISTIANSEN SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
MATCHING DONATION CHALLENGE
WE HAVE REACHED OUR GOAL! WE HAVE ENDED
THE CAMPAIGN EARLY THANKS TO YOUR GENEROUS RESPONSE. THANK YOU!
If you would still like to give, your gift will go to the Andean Aid general fund.
10 SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS AT JUAN CHRISTIANSEN SCHOOL NEED YOUR HELP!
If we meet this challenge, all 10 students’ tuitions will be paid for the upcoming school year.
The families of these children can no longer afford tuition for their children.
We asked them to describe what an education at Juan Christiansen means to them.
Shalom Betzay Diaz Villamizar
11, Middle School
I like school because we always learn interesting things and because of the attention the teachers give us.
My favorite things to study are the Biblical values and principles that help us to be better people.
To have a good academic and spiritual formation allows us to be successful in everything that we undertake.
Being at Juan Christiansen has allowed me to improve my academic performance and also order and punctuality when I turn in my homework.
When I grow up, I want to speak good English so that I have more job opportunities.
Adrian Joshua Zambrano Gutierrez,
6th grade, Primary School
Adrian is an autistic boy with special needs.
I like studying at Juan Christiansen because they teach me the word of God.
My favorite things to learn are English and French songs.
Getting a good education means having good values and dedication. At Juan Christiansen, education has improved my life by helping me form good reading habits.
When I grow up, I want to repair computers, drive cars, and travel the world
Arjen Leandro Rivera Galviz
11, 1st year of Middle School
I like studying at Juan Christiansen because we are taught with love, patience, and discipline. The thing I like most is the classes are dynamic; they perform recreational activities for us, and the teachers are patient.
Having a good education means preparing for my future without leaving aside the practice of the values.
Being at Juan Christiansen has led me to be a better person, especially to be more disciplined.
When I grow up, I want to be a programming engineer.
Asiel David Hernandez Garcia
5th grade, Primary School
I like studying at Juan Christiansen because they teach me Christian principles.
The teachers are very dedicated to the students. Being at Juan Christiansen has motivated me to investigate things I’m interested in.
When I grow up, I want to be a historian or history teacher.
Esteban Jose Diaz
3rd grade, Primary School
I like studying at school because I learn fun things and share with my friends.
What I like most is we always do activities to learn more about God.
Having a good education means I can strive to achieve what I dream of.
Since coming to Juan Christiansen, I have improved my behavior.
When I grow up, I want to be a drummer.
Scarle Dayangel Rojas Punguta
2nd year of Middle School
I like to study at Juan Christiansen because I feel secure there.
What I like most about school is that it teaches us to be obedient and love God and they give us a lot of confidence and every day we learn something.
We have the teaching that is required to face the day to day
day. I have learned to be responsible and be punctual with activities.
When I grow up, I want to be a veterinarian. I like animals.
Camila Daniela Carlosama Medina
4th year of High School
I like studying at Juan Christiansen because of the good education, both academically and spiritually. Here there is a good atmosphere and camaraderie.
For me a good education means reinforcing not only the academic, but also
the spiritual to form whole people.
Studying at Juan Christiansen has helped me to strengthen my relationship with God.
When I grow up, I want to be a plastic surgeon.
Tomas Andres Vega Zambrano
4th grade Primary School
I love studying at Juan Christiansen because I am learning things I don't know.
My favorite part is the camps and recreation we get to do.
Having a good education means that when I am an adult, I will know many things I didn’t know as a child.
Being at Juan Christiansen has improved my life by teaching me the love of
God. I have learned everything I know, thanks to the teachers who have taught me with love to respect and love others and to behave well in and out of school.
When I grow up, I want to be a soccer player.
Carlos Luis Moncada Pineda
1st year of Middle School
I like studying at Juan Christiansen because I consider it my second home. Also, the values, the presence of God in my life, and my academic training.
What I like most is I get to participate in all the activities and share the experiences with my classmates.
To have a good education means bringing the level of commitment and performance to school every day that the teachers demand of us.
My life has improved because the teachings imparted both spiritually, personally, and academically, have shaped who I am.
I'm still thinking about what I’d like to do when I grow up.
Elian Andres Mendoza Orozco
4th year of High School
I like studying because I learn more every day, I talk with my classmates and teachers, they are also all good-hearted people.
My favorite thing about school is learning languages and hearing about God.
A good education means having good behavior, being responsible and studying.
Studying at Juan Christiansen has taught me knowledge and made me mature as a person and strengthen all my values and to be closer of God.
When I grow up, I want to be a chemist, bilingual and know more languages.