Lucy Chen is a senior at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova, Pennsylvania. She is an active member of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, student council, and the Varsity Mathletes team. She is also the president of the Hi-Q team and National Honor Society, the co-managing editor of Teen Zone, co-captain of Reading Olympics, and treasurer of the Forensics Club, in which she competes regularly at the state level. In her free time, she loves to oil paint, perform on the piano and clarinet, and play on her school's varsity tennis team
Over the next few months, guest columnists will be posting on Following the Equator the EF's American Educational Tour Blog. Our first guest columnist is Lindsay Brown.
Lindsay is a high school senior at Fair Haven Union High School. She is a student ambassador, Girl Scout and member of the student council. She also plays tennis and field hockey. Last summer, she traveled to Europe as an EF Global Citizen. Here, she recounts her experiences.