Shanna Engelhardt


I am 17 years old and I have lived in Wales my entire life but my Dad is American and my mum is French. With this somewhat international background, I decided to follow in the footsteps of my two older brothers and attend an international boarding school in Wales, called UWC Atlantic College. It is part of the UWC International movement that links teens from all over the world to promote peace and sustainability and other idealistic things that we all hope for in our future. My interests include; debate, intercultural engagement, student government, music and more.

I am in my second, and final, year of the International Baccalaureate and I take Higher Level: Visual Art, History of the Middle East, English Literature and Standard Level: Math, Chemistry and Spanish. I am drawn to the humanities, arts, music and psychology and I hope to study these things to a greater extent at university in the USA. But for now, I must survive the IB…