Stone & Compass is working with Cambodian shadow puppet masters through the Khmer Arts Academy on a project involving the preservation of the unique art of shadow puppetry through education and training new individuals. By partnering with local entities in Cambodia and the Cambodian community in Long Beach, California, we are looking to establish a sustainable financial base to expand this project and create a future Stone & Compass center in the region.
Ryan is a senior at Marblehead High School. He plays football, and is interested in politics, history, and agriculture. He went to Bulgaria last summer for his first trip, and will be going to Serbia this coming summer.
Ava is currently a junior at Marblehead high school where she plays field hockey and tennis. Ava traveled to Bulgaria in the summer of 2018 and 2019 and became an intern after her first trip. She accompanied other interns to the United Nations in December 2018 where she met with different delegates and the Ambassador to Dominica. Ava will be traveling to the Azores and Dominica in 2020!
Callie is senior at Marblehead High School where she plays field hockey, lacrosse, and is a member of the swim team. She has been an intern with Stone & Compass since she traveled to Bulgaria in the summer of 2018 and has participated in a trip to the United Nations. She hopes to travel to both the UN and Bulgaria many more times to come.
Madeleine is a senior at Marblehead High School where she plays field hockey and is a member of the swim and track team. Madeleine has traveled to Bulgaria twice for service learning trips and became an intern shortly thereafter. She is currently working on a service trip to Dominica for the spring of 2020. She is excited to help the program grow, building global programs as well as fundraising domestically.
Meryl is currently a junior at Marblehead High School where she also runs track and cross-country. Her first trip to Bulgaria was in 2016 with her family. Meryl became an intern after participating in the 2018 High School Service Learning Trip to Bulgaria. In December 2018, she traveled to the United Nations with four other interns where she participated in two different meetings including one with the Ambassador of Dominica. Meryl will be traveling to Bulgaria for the third time with us this summer on the High School Service Learning # 2 Trip, where she will help restore a community center and theater. She is excited to be working with Stone & Compass and plans to for many years to come.