Six upper school students were recognized for their writing by the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition this winter. (See the February Latin Update for Art award recipients.) Congratulations to Remy Dhingra ’16 for having her poem "The Riddler" selected for national recognition by the program. She will be honored with a silver medal at an award ceremony in New York in June.
We welcome Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair as the final presenter in the 2014-15 Latin School Speaker Series: Building Healthy Relationships,for a discussion on maintaining family connections at a time when the powerful pull of technology and the internet are virtually inescapable.
Jack Andraka was still in high school when he made the discovery that will likely save countless lives in the future. The 18-year-old scientist, inventor and cancer researcher, visited with middle and upper school students on March 13, to share his new method to detect early-stage pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer.