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2012

Friday, May 25, 2012
by NJ.com

Michelle Strothers, a senior at Columbia High School and the team of Rubana Islam and Elaina Aquila, seniors at the Morristown-Beard School, are the winners of the 2012 Northern New Jersey Princeton Prize in Race Relations, a national awards program that recognizes high school students who have worked to improve race relations in their...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
by WKSU

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes high school students who are making efforts to improve racial harmony. WKSU's Kabir Bhatia reports on a freshman who is using art to do just that.

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Thursday, May 10, 2012
by USA TODAY

As a nation, we are becoming increasingly diverse, but racial tensions seem to be on the rise, particularly among young people.

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Monday, May 7, 2012
by Daily Local News

A community gardening project started by a Kennett High School student has earned her a nationally renowned honor from one of the country’s oldest institutions.

Eighteen-year-old Mayra Zavala, a senior, was recently named as one of 25 other students as a recipient of the 2012 Princeton Prize for Race Relations.

Saturday, Apr 7, 2012
by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Poly Prep senior Ayisha McHugh (Class of 2012) has won the prestigious Princeton Prize in Race Relations. She is the sole winner from New York City. McHugh was set to receive her award at the Princeton Club on April 11. She will also participate in the "Princeton Prize in Race Relations Symposium," from April 26-28, at Princeton University.

Saturday, Apr 7, 2012
by Princeton Prize in Race Relations

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive impact on race relations in their schools or communities. Award winners receive a cash award of up to $1,000 and an all expense paid weekend to a national symposium on race at Princeton University.

Sunday, Apr 1, 2012
by The Washington Post

Michael Wattendorf, a senior at Northern Virginia's super-selective Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology,  Wattendorf also stood before prospective members of its Black Student Union in the fall and introduced himself as the club's president. The freshmen, Wattendorf recalled, looked a little confused.

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012
by Cascade Patch

Woodward Academy juniors Morgan Foreman of Cascade and Amy Dam of southwest Atlanta, were recently selected as the Atlanta area winners of the 2012 Princeton Prize in Race Relations.

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