The Georgetowner literary magazine received Gold Medalist status from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association this fall, in recognition of the spring 2020 edition.
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Students in Dr. Mark Pennybacker's Anatomy & Genetics class got a timely crash course on vaccines this winter, just in time for the Covid-19 vaccine distribution to begin.
Seniors Ne'Miya McKnight and Melat Mesfin were two of 1,464 college-bound seniors who were awarded a four-year match scholarship through the QuestBridge program; over 18,500 students applied for match scholarships nationwide. Ne'Miya will attend Tufts University and Melat will matriculate at Princeton University.
It all began in a Visitation history classroom. "Voices of Migrants" interviews immigrants and hosts webinars to share their stories. Their letter writing campaign allows for a pen-pal relationship with a child in Colombia, so you can hear their stories. The team - comprised of seniors Marianna, Sara, Rose Schosinski, Annie Paxton, Carolina Permuy, and Carolina Zubler - write blog posts to educate on immigration issues, to share opinions, and share their own stories.
After hearing an NPR news story on Girl Security, an organization seeking to close the gender gap in the male-dominated space of national security, senior Carolina Permuy pressed "contact" on their website to learn more about their work. Their founder, Lauren Bean Buitta, responded and began a back-and-forth resulting in the organization's first DC event last spring, before Covid-19.