Greenwich Free Press

Greenwich High School Graduate’s ARCC Gap Semester Leaves Her Homesick for Asia

Greenwich Free Press

As her graduation from Greenwich High School drew nearer last spring, Valerie Calkosz knew she wanted a break from academia and a chance to travel and explore. While many young people don’t get an international experience until they are juniors in college, it’s not necessary, and besides, there are gap year programs a teen can parlay into college credit.

Britta Calkosz, Valerie’s mother, said she did quite a bit of research into programs and found Adventures Cross Country…

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