Ivan Bennett, M.Ed. has been elected to serve on the Board of the World Affairs Councils of Hilton Head. Mr. Bennett’s career spanned 27 years in public education in Kentucky serving as teacher, counselor, assistant principal, assistant superintendent, director of special education, director of food service, director of pupil personnel and director of federal programs. His final years were served at the Kentucky Department of Education where he was Director of Federal Programs (Title 1 and VI). He will be taking charge of the Academic WorldQuest program from outgoing Board member, Carlton Dallas.
Academic WorldQuest (AWQ) is the World Affairs Councils of America’s flagship education program which engages more than 4,000 high school students annually across the U.S. to test their knowledge of global issues and foreign policy. The program offers young people a fun and interactive way to learn about critical challenges facing the U.S. and the world.
Mr Bennett lives on Hilton Head Island with his wife Susan and is very active in the community. He has served on various committees and as an officer in the HH Property Owners Association, the Country Club of Hilton Head, the Van Landingham Rotary Club, the Sons of the American Revolution and the Friends of Savannah Wildlife Refuge.
The WACHH is a nonprofit organization that offers a forum on international affairs and American interests throughout the world. For more information about the WACHH or this program, visit www.wachh.org or contact Maureen Korzik at 843-384-6758 or firstname.lastname@example.org