Noah Furtado '21

Noah Furtado '21
Noah Furtado is a student at Maryknoll School, class of 2021. He is a member of the Boys Varsity I Basketball Team and a recipient of the Ho Ching Scholarship.

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Bridging Cultures on Basketball Court

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2018 / by Noah Furtado '21

This article originally appeared in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser's "Raise Your Hand" opinion column facilitated by the Center for Tomorrow's Leaders on Sept. 2, 2018.

Even with an increasingly globalized world, it is still easy for people to view only the surface of countries separated by long stretches of ocean. For many, storied political tensions, like those between China and the U.S., distort our vision because many are without personal experiences in these foreign nations. Through Maryknoll School’s Common Goal Diplomacy Program, we not only experienced educational diplomacy among peers, but we also witnessed the significance of cultural exchange and the finding of common ground.

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