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Eagle-Vail french teacher heading to Morocco

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Eagle-Vail, CO Colorado
Susan Chipman

EAGLE-VAIL, Colorado ” Susan Chipman, a French teacher at Battle Mountain High School in Eagle-Vail, Colorado, was awarded a Fulbright Teacher Exchange grant to teach in Morocco.

Chipman is one of around 450 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for six weeks during the 2008-2009 academic year through the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program.

Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership in their fields. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Since its establishment in 1946 the Fulbright Program has provided approximately 286,500 people with the opportunity to observe other political, economic, educational and cultural institutions. The program operates in over 155 countries.

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