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Posted 04/21/2017 08:16AM
Posted 04/21/2017 08:13AM

Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program  

Applying for the Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program:

Scheck Hillel is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program. To apply or to learn more about the application process, please visit eHillel.org/Ambassador. For any additional information, please contact faculty advisor Andrew Butler.


Scheck Hillel Community School is honored to announce the 2016-17 Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassadors: outstanding students who exemplify leadership and achieve in academics, extracurricular activities or service learning. They represent the school’s values, striving to reach their maximum potential as lifelong learners, and stand tall among our next generation of committed, knowledgeable leaders. The Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program is Scheck Hillel’s first merit-based scholarship of its kind.

While Scheck Hillel is blessed and proud to have so many talented, accomplished students, the number of Ambassadors for each year is limited. Only 10 of the record nearly 80 students who participated in the rigorous application process were named Ambassadors. The application required students to write an essay, produce a video and formulate a resume. Finalists advanced to the second phase and also completed a panel interview. 

In recognition of their achievement and with great appreciation for the Gilinski family, mazal tov to this eighth generation of Ambassadors! Visit eHillel.org to learn more about the Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program. 

Mazal Tov to Our Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassadors!
(2016-17 Grade Levels) 
 

Mark Blatt
Grade 6

 

Jaime Bursztyn
Grade 9

 

Eli Gelb
Grade 9

 

Joseph Bensabat
Grade 10

 

Sarah Benoliel
Grade 10


 

Jayme Podgorowiez
Grade 10

 

Keith Bonwitt
Grade 11 

 

Benjamin Givner
Grade 11 

 

Dana Graff
Grade 12

 


The vision of the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program is to honor students who show exceptional commitment to education and Scheck Hillel, encouraging the lifelong learning and leadership that Jewish continuity requires.

 

Overview: 

The Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program is the first merit-based scholarship of its kind at Scheck Hillel Community School. Created in 2009, the program recognizes students in Grades 9-12 who demonstrate a commitment to learning. These students serve as school ambassadors to the extended community bringing to life the Hillel mission through accomplishment and talent, whether in the classroom, on the field, on stage, or in the community.

The vision of the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Hillel Ambassador Program is to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to education and Hillel, encouraging the lifelong learning and leadership potential that Jewish continuity requires. Specifically, we seek to honor students with exceptional:

  • Leadership 
  • Self-confidence 
  • Resiliency and dedication 
  • Creativity (the ability to think “out of the box”) 
  • Sense of purpose and vision 
  • Emotional intelligence and perceptiveness
  • Passion  

Responsibilities:

Gilinski Hillel Ambassadors are expected to:

  • Speak or represent Hillel at public events; 
  • Attend, participate and recruit at school and community events; 
  • Assume a leadership role with other Gilinski Ambassadors in initiating, implementing and running a school-wide community event, as applicable; 
  • Agree to continue serve in the future as Gilinski Senior Ambassador, a lifetime designation with responsibilities to the next generation of Gilinski Ambassadors. 

 

Scheck Hillel Community School

19000 NE 25th Avenue
North Miami Beach, FL 33180
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