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.
Soledad Edison, 17, has been inspiring conversations of equity in the classroom since middle school. Now in her junior year at Free State High School, Edison has a passion for connecting with diverse people and finding solutions to issues facing marginalized students.
East Upper School sophomore Sarah Adams was awarded with the 2022 Princeton Prize for Race Relations. Adams is being recognized for her work on racial equity in education with Teens With Attitude (TWA) and the Center for Teen Empowerment.
Here's a look at the Black teens who were among this year's Princeton prize winners.
Jordyn Hudson, a recent graduate of Indian Springs School near Birmingham, was recently awarded the Princeton Prize in Race Relations.