People of RCN2018-10-25T09:15:50+00:00

People of RCN

Eduardo Campbell (RCN ’13-’15)

Eduardo Campbell was profiled in a piece written for Oklahoma University's student-run magazine, Forum, that looks at his journey as an Afro-Latinx individual and his leadership role with activism. We reprint it here. Follow the link to see the original. Ask Me About My Blackness, Not My Hair: A Conversation with Eduardo Campbell April 25, 2019 by Pickles An epiphany is what Eduardo called it. A sudden realization about [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Tsering (RCN ’17-’19)

Tsering Tashi is in his second and final year at UWC Red Cross Nordic. He came to know about this College four years ago, when he was in 8th grade. A video documentary he watched about students who have attended the College inspired him. So he started studying hard in order to get good grades - a criterion for winning a scholarship.Tsering says UWC Red Cross Nordic impacts his life [...]

June 4th, 2019|

Hans Walter (RCN ’03-’05)

I met Juan José, a bright 8-year-old boy, in a soccer training program in Medellin, Colombia in 2013. I still remember Juan José because he was special: he had just recovered from brain tumor treatment. His doggedness to learn by playing soccer and his keenness to share with other kids later became core principles of the out-of-school programs I began to work on. The story of Juan José [...]

May 13th, 2019|

Kainat (RCN ’17-’19)

UWC Red Cross Nordic is Kainat’s tenth school. The frequent school changes were not a result of the family moving to new places but came from her desire to get a good quality education.  She is the first born to a family of three children and started reading books at an early age. Kainat sees the connection between her desire for a quality education and her love of [...]

April 23rd, 2019|

Maarten Hillebrandt (RCN ’01-’03)

If ever a national stereotype applied to a young adolescent, for me, it would be the famed Dutch directness. From a young age, I strived to “tell it as I see it”. In high school, this got me into trouble with the board, when the school newspaper of which I was editor-in-chief published a series of less-than-favourable articles about disruptive building works on the school grounds. As I entered Red [...]

November 14th, 2018|