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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Following the December Christel House International Board of Directors Meeting, three Christel House staff members were recognized with promotions to Vice President.

Becky Arnett – Vice President, Timeshare & Hospitality Industry Giving – Arnett joined Christel House in 2002 after a ten year career at RCI. Working closely with the timeshare industry, Becky oversees the organization’s signature fundraising event, the annual series of Christel House Open golf tournaments around the world. She will add the European timeshare industry as part of her new responsibilities.      

Becky Hawkins - Vice President, Controller - Hawkins has been with Christel House for ten years. In addition to managing financial control requirements of Christel House International, She will assume greater responsibilities in establishing new learning center financial and administrative systems.

Caitlin Teague – Vice President, Programs and Services – Joining Christel House in 2014, Teague is responsible for data analysis, College & Career and character development programs for the global charity. Caitlin will now add expansion, external validation studies and formalizing academic management to her duties.

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About Christel House International

The mission of Christel House is to transform the lives of impoverished children around the world—breaking the cycle of poverty and building self-sufficient, contributing members of society. A focus on academic excellence through a robust K–12 curriculum is combined with a strong character development program to give students the skills and competencies necessary to compete successfully in complex 21st Century society.

Much more than a school, Christel House was established in 1998 by Founder and CEO Christel DeHaan, and currently serves over 4,550 impoverished students through eight learning centers—located in India, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S.A. A ninth school, Christel House Jamaica will open in 2019. Christel House students maintain a 98% graduation exam pass rate, and the majority of its graduates go on to pursue higher education. They become productive citizens, and many secure employment with top multinational corporations. Christel House graduates are confident, hardworking, responsible and ethical, with a passion for giving back to their communities and caring for their families.

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