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This past Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 120 college counselors from 11 states attended the fifth annual Mid-Atlantic College Counseling Conference hosted in the Heely Room by the College Counseling Office. Organized by Co-Directors of College Counselling Holly Burks Becker P’06 ’09 ’12 and Jeffrey Durso-Finley P’13 ’14 ’19, the event featured speeches and conversation regarding a wide-ranging list of College Counseling and admission topics generated by the ...

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This past Friday, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards announced the recipients of its regional writing awards. The program, established in 1923 by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, aims to “identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world.” The Gold Key Award is given to the “very best works submitted to local programs,” the Silver Key Award to “stand-out works ...

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This past week, Alexander Liu ’18, Brett Peskin ’18, and Reilly Koren ’18 were nominated for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. Each was selected on behalf of his state: New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina, respectively. Established in 1964 by an executive order, the Presidential Scholars program recognizes American high school seniors for superior academic achievement by identifying students who have performed “exceptionally well” on the SAT or ...

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Nikhil Gopal ’18, Bradford Lin ’18, and Yash Tanga ’18 were recently named 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) Scholars for their outstanding research in the field of science. Since its inception, the Regeneron STS has identified exemplary student contributions to the field of science; its alumni include recipients of Nobel Prizes and National Medals for Science. Each student recognized receives $2,000 towards the tuition expenses for his or her ...

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This past Wednesday, members of the Lawrenceville community participated in service projects throughout the local area. Now in its 15th year, the Martin Luther King Day of Service took place on the Wednesday after Martin Luther King Day, allowing students to perform service at local organizations that were closed on Monday for the national holiday. As part of the new community service requirement, participation in the MLK Day of Services ...

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This past Saturday from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM, the School hosted the third annual CHOP dance, a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. While the dance itself was similar to regular school-hosted dances, students at the event also sold Carter Cookie Dough, Dickinson and Stanley Chick-fil-A, Hamill Chipwiches, Kirby Quesadillas, Stephens Brownies, and Dawes Donuts, and the dance included a raffle. In total, the dance raised ...

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This past Tuesday and Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, 80 students from all Forms competed in the Woodrow Wilson Public Speaking Competition Quarterfinals in Woods Memorial Hall. 15 to 16 of these students will move on to the Semifinals, and five students will then compete in the Finals during school meeting. Each student delivers his or her speech in front of two members of the Lawrenceville faculty. Faculty judges ...

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This past week from November 30 to December 2, Lawrenceville students and faculty members attended the People of Color Conference (PoCC) and Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Seven students attended the conference: Deven Kinney ’20, Harrison Lee ’19, Kyra Henry ’18, Sterling Stiger ’18, Kalah Brown ’19, Lisa Miller ’19, and Tiffany Thomas ’18. A group of faculty members attended the conference ...

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From Monday, October 30, to Friday, November 3, Lawrenceville took part in Spirit Week, a week in which students dressed up according to specific themes leading up to the annual Hill Weekend. Monday was “Movie Character Monday,” Tuesday was Halloween, Wednesday was “Warped Wednesday,” Thursday was “Pajama Thursday,” and Friday was “Big Red Friday.” Students with the best outfits or costumes each day won “Bath House Bucks,” which are redeemable ...

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This past Wednesday, the Community Service Office hosted its annual Halloween Party for underprivileged children in the local community. Due to ongoing construction in the Bowl, this year’s event was hosted at the Grove. Hamill House Community Service Representative Harrison Lee ’19 and Carter House Community Service Representative Kate Liu ’19 served as the chairs for the event. Lee and Liu organized the event with the help of Student Council ...

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Currently the Director of Mobile News Programming for CNN Digital Worldwide, Marcus Mabry ’85 oversees student life on the Lawrenceville Board of Trustees. On Thursday, September 21, he visited campus to give a talk about the events that transpired in Charlottesville in August as a segment in the “Charlottesville: A Week of Reflection.” Mabry sat down with The Lawrence for an interview. Eden Fesseha ’19: How do you feel about ...

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Over the last two weeks, Lawrenceville has welcomed many accepted students to the School through a series of Revisit Days, providing a sense of what being a Lawrentian is like. For many prospective students, Revisit Day is their first glimpse of Lawrenceville’s campus life and student body.Senior Associate Dean of Admission for Recruitment Lisa Ewanchyna, emphasizing the amount of preparation that goes into Revisit Days, said, “We have to coordinate ...

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This past Sunday, the Diversity Council, led by Coordinator of Intercultural Programs Tran Kim-Senior, hosted the second Annual Community Potluck in the Bath House. The event, which started at 5:30 PM and ended around 7:00 PM, featured foods prepared by students, faculty, and parents originating from many different countries around the world. In attendance were many members of the Lawrenceville community. Since last year, the event has become more popular ...