Welcome to our new Gappies

31 July 2015

This week, we welcomed five new gap year students to Glennie: Anne Landsmann, Katharina Robrahn, Lucy McNair, Keisha Roberson and Alina Sohst.  Anne, Katharina and Alina are from Germany, Lucy hales from Scotland and Keisha comes to us from the United States of America (USA).

Each of our Gappies possess a unique set of skills that will no doubt assist them to settle in at Glennie and work with the girls.  Anne is sporty, enjoys tutoring students in Maths and English and has spent three weeks on student exchange in the USA.  Lucy was head girl in her year, is an all-rounder, plays sport, is a Cadet and pipe band drummer and has experienced seven years in boarding.  Keisha has a Bachelor of Biology undergraduate degree, tutors students in reading and junior Maths, plays volleyball at university level and coaches middle years girls Volleyball.  Katharina is a certified tennis coach who has worked in tennis camps and youth organisations and enjoys playing the flute.  Alina is another all-rounder who teaches guitar to 7 to 11 year-olds, is a qualified ski instructor, has experience with assisting children with disabilities and is proficient in French and Spanish.

Anne, Katharina, Lucy, Keisha and Alina will share their experiences with Glennie girls especially the boarding girls.  This will be a welcome cultural sharing experience for everyone.  We hope you’ll introduce yourself when given the opportunity to enrich their experience at Glennie. 

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