After spending just a short time with Pembroke Hill sophomore Adib Rabbani, his passion for bringing out social change in our society is strikingly clear. That passion has led him to be a leader in the Pembroke Hill upper school Social Justice Club initiative, which focuses on providing forums for student discussions and opportunities to...
Maryam Khalil, a senior at Lee's Summit West High School, has been awarded the Princeton University Prize in Race Relations. This award recognizes high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.
When Hananeel Morinville, a sophomore at Shawnee Mission North, noticed her school lacked the opportunity to celebrate its diversity, she founded the school’s Black Student Union.
And when Olivia Henry, a junior at Shawnee Mission East, noticed the relatively lack of racial diversity at her school, she started researching the history of...
Hananeel Morinville, a sophomore at Shawnee Mission North High School, will be presented with the 2019 Princeton Prize in Race Relations for the Greater Kansas City Area. Olivia Henry, a junior at Shawnee Mission East, will be presented with a Certificate of Accomplishment.
SM North sophomore Hananeel Morinville has been awarded a Princeton Prize in Race Relations. Morinville, who serves as the president of the Black Student Union, applied for the award on the recommendation of English teacher and Black Student Union sponsor Natalie Johnson-Berry.
Shawnee Mission East junior Lauren Winston will be headed to Princeton University to meet with a highly select group of 26 other high schoolers from across the country who have been recognized for their initiative in helping foster positive relationships between people of different races.
Twenty-seven high school students from around the United States have been named recipients of the 2017 Princeton Prize in Race Relations. The students were honored April 27-29 during the annual Princeton Prize Symposium on Race held on the Princeton University campus.
Shawnee Mission East senior Mia Rios has spent a good deal of her time and energy the past two years trying to foster better understanding between students from different racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. Earlier this week, those efforts were rewarded with recognition from Princeton University.
Casey Gardner, senior at Olathe East High School, is one of six Kansas City-area students to receive a Certificate of Accomplishment from The Princeton Prize in Race Relations committee.