Princeton University hosted the 2023 Princeton Prize in Race Relations (PPRR) award winners, 29 high school students from across the United States, during the annual Princeton Prize Symposium on Race held on campus April 29-30. The students were recognized for undertaking significant efforts to advance racial equity and understanding in their schools or communities.
Olympia High School senior Ella Sherin has been awarded the prestigious Princeton Prize in Race Relations. Sherin founded an after-school student group, "Olympia Native Students Union." The group provides a space for Native students to gather for up to two hours once a week.
Two students at The Bishop's School in La Jolla, Daxton Gutekunst and Elias Herrera, have earned certificates from the Princeton Prize in Race Relations for projects to help improve race relations in their community.
A Lebanon High School senior who created "Good Morning, Mrs. Ford", a documentary about a Black teacher who faced discrimination, is the winner of a prestigious Princeton University award. Abram Barker pieced together the twelve-minute masterpiece. It landed him Princeton University's Prize in Race Relations award for the region this year.
A Lebanon High School senior has received the Princeton University's Prize in Race Relations award for a documentary about an African American educator.