Six New College of Florida students will be teaching elementary and secondary school children for seven months in France. Elizabeth Crowell, Mar Echevarria, Xavier Keogh, Andrew Kotick, Alejandra Martino, and Mariana Zapata have been offered teaching assistantships under a French government program, TAPIF that brings in Americans to teach English to students across the country.
This years six recipients were chosen from 1,100 applicants from across the United States. New College has had 23 students awarded TAPIF positions since 2001. The six New College students will be among the 185 students graduating Friday, May 24 with bachelors of arts degree.