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Catholic Standard Features Visitation Masqueraders' Sister Act Livestream

There’s an old saying in the theater, “The show must go on!” which means no matter what problems or difficulties arise on or backstage, the production continues uninterrupted as the audience eagerly awaits. For the Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School Masqueraders (the school’s theatrical company), this phrase took on a reimagined significance during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Visitation’s entrepreneurs launch online businesses

By Eliza Shearer '24, Wicket Staff Writer

At Visitation, girls are not only striving to achieve success in school, but outside of school in multiple ways. Specifically, some girls have taken up the job of starting small businesses on Instagram. These entrepreneurs exemplify the dedication and perseverance that comes along with balancing a business with all of their other commitments and responsibilities.

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Visi Seniors Awarded Four-Year Scholarships to Princeton, Tufts through QuestBridge Program

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.

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Student-Run "Voices of Migrants" Receives $5,000 Grant To Expand Outreach

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.

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Closing the Gender Gap in National Security: Carolina Permuy '21, Girl Security Scholar

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.

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