Events

December 4, 2023

The 2023 High School Challenge Winners

One World students shined with stunning performances at the High School Challenge on Friday night! The students demonstrated the research, writing, and speaking skills, and a passion for learning, that will serve them well in high school, college, and life. And the winners are:

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Jessica Amaya Torres
Videos

June 23, 2023

A Student to Remember

Jessica Amaya Torres was recently named One World’s Distinguished Alumni of the Year, after graduating from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School earlier this June. As a sophomore, she won One World’s citywide public speaking competition and was featured in a Washington Post column about her experience with One World. She has left behind the same […]

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News

June 13, 2023

Carlos Rosario Students Shine

Students from three Carlos Rosario classes made brilliant speeches in their end-of-school-year One World competition. “They were amazing with their poise and pride in what they had accomplished,” said One World Director of Curriculum and Instruction Jessica Leader.  They spoke about the ravages of fentanyl, the dangers of fracking, and the importance of starting early […]

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Events

May 1, 2023

The 2023 Middle School Challenge Winners

With a record 70 students presenting and more than 300 family members braving the rain to cheer them on, the April 28th One World Challenge was perhaps our grandest event ever. A special thank you to the National Housing Center for being incredible hosts! And the winners are:

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Events

April 25, 2023

Capital One Employees Invest in One World Students’ Excellence

For the second consecutive year, Cap One employees welcomed One World students at the Cap One Cafe in downtown DC for a final practice before they will appear on stage for the One World Challenge on Friday, April 28. “It was incredibly valuable to have the chance to practice with adults I didn’t know,” said […]

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News

February 6, 2023

Thank You Deloitte Judges

A special thank you to the Deloitte employees Carri Banholzer and Rebecca Callahan who generously volunteered their time to judge the board presentations of One World students at our December High School Challenge. “Judging gave me insight into what the next generation is seeing,” said Banholzer. “I was blown away by Kamari in particular and […]

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Events

January 24, 2023

Thank You Capital One Cafe Ambassadors

A special thank you to Capital One Cafe Ambassadors Phoebe Edwards and Tyrik Nelson. They took time from their busy workdays in downtown DC for a final practice session with One World students during the week leading up to the One World Challenge. “I talk way too fast, especially when I get nervous, ” said […]

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Events

December 19, 2022

The 2022 High School Challenge Winners

We of One World can not give enough respectful acknowledgment or loving thanks to the greater One World family, every single school administrator, teacher, editor, donor, judge, or family member who made our wonderful December 15 One World High School Challenge possible. Thank you. Without further ado, the winners are: Stage Presentations 1st Place Nyla […]

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