In early 2018, Jeremy completed a 200-hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) course through the International TEFL Academy.
Through this course, Jeremy studied various topics including:
- Teaching English Vocabulary
- Lesson Planning for TEFL
- Materials and Aids for Teaching English
- Teaching Pronunciation of English
In addition to coursework, Jeremy completed a practicum which involved 20 contact hours with young English language learners.
In 2014, Jeremy was awarded the H.G. Gillespie Foundation Scholarship for General McLane High School alumni based on character, citizenship, and probable contribution to future community.
In the same year, Jeremy was awarded the Case Alumni Scholarship through nomination by faculty. Then, in 2015, Jeremy was awarded the scholarship again following an interview with the organization.