The following blog was originally posted on Brentwood Christian School, one of PREP’s partner schools in Austin.
It can be easy in today’s climate to lose sight of all the positivity and kindness that is going on all around us. The truth is, when you turn off the television and log out of social media you will begin to see all of the amazing and wonderful things happening in our community. Today we want to spotlight an act of kindness and the difference some of our students are making in and around the Austin Area.
Premier Education Partners (PREP) is a Christian hosting program for international students who desire to gain a better education in the U.S.. PREP has a long standing partnership with Brentwood Christian School as we both believe in the importance of offering an academically rich, Christ-centered environment for our students. We have a number of wonderful international students that attend BCS and are very active not only academically, but also in fine arts and athletics.
PREP has been working with the Austin Chinese-American Network (ACAN), a non-profit volunteer organization that has been providing Covid-19 relief and PPE to Austin communities since the start of the pandemic. ACAN has a highly recognized face-shield production program that has produced and donated thousands of either 3D-printed or hand-made face shields to health care workers, senior facilities, law enforcement, retail workers, and other service workers in need. This program was featured by Mayor Adler and CBS Austin news.
Last week our international students and PREP representative, Ed Wu, stopped by the BCS campus to deliver 250 face shields! As we prepare for the upcoming school year this will be an additional blessing to our faculty and staff. It was so great to see some of our students especially after the extended time away from campus. Hearing the joy and excitement as they continue to show the love of God throughout our community was a great reminder that there is good all around us and our mission has never been more important. The mission of Brentwood Christian School is to lead students to love God and to nurture them in a Christ-centered academic environment that emphasizes excellence and inspires them to develop their God-given talents for lives of Christian leadership and service.
It’s a great day to be a Brentwood Bear!
Brentwood Christian School