Denver Center for International Studies Receives The Succeeds Prize 2018

Denver Center for International Studies Theresa McCorquodale accepts the 2018 Succeeds Prize. (McLeod9 Creative)

Denver Center for International Studies Principal Theresa McCorquodale accepts The Succeeds Prize. (McLeod9 Creative)

DENVER, September 27, 2018 — Denver Center for International Studies (DCIS), a member of the Center for Global Education at Asia Society's International Studies Schools Network (ISSN), was awarded The Succeeds Prize 2018 for Transformational Impact in a High School. According to their website, The Succeeds Prize awards a total of $150,000 to schools across six different categories. The winners in each category are selected by panels of experts representing the education, government, and business communities.

DCIS Principal Theresa McCorquodale said in the award announcement, "Building tomorrow's global leaders through strong college ready curriculum and an emphasis on multicultural awareness and understanding is something we take very seriously."

Western Union Foundation presented The Succeeds Prize for Transformational Impact in a High School, and Jacqueline Molnar, Western Union Chief Compliance Officer and Chair of the Western Union Foundation, said, "The Western Union Foundation believes that education is the key to unlocking success. The Western Union Foundation applauds the achievement of all The Succeeds Prize finalists and congratulates DCIS on their recognition as an exceptional high school community."

Asia Society Vice President of Education Tony Jackson commented on the award, saying, "DCIS has for years been a shining example of what a school can accomplish by focusing on developing global competence in young people, and it shows in not just their student outcomes, but also in how their students care deeply about their community and the world around them. I'm thrilled that their tremendous work has been recognized by The Succeeds Prize with this well-deserved award."

The Succeeds Prize prepared a short video about DCIS, which is available on their Facebook page. You can also read about all The Succeeds Prize awardees on their website.

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