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On Friday, October 13, tribal activist Trinity Norwood delivered a presentation via Zoom to students in the Global Studies program about the history and presence of Indigenous cultures in New Jersey.
Anna Leader, teacher of French and English, is a creative wunderkind. Not only has she won Luxembourg's national literary contest for young authors three times, but her literary translation work has garnered numerous prizes. Most recently, Luxembourg’s national theater commissioned Leader to write a play about the coronavirus pandemic. Her play, Deliver Us, debuted at the Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg in early October to a live, physically-distanced audience.
On November 11, seven Pennington seniors signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to play Division I sports in college. The students are Jack Borden (soccer, Lafayette College), David Curtiss (swimming, NC State University), Kylie Daigle (soccer, Rutgers University), Ben Eckerson (swimming, Virginia Tech), Oliver Gassman (swimming, University of Maryland, Baltimore County), Jordan Mahony (soccer, American University), and Babacar Niang (soccer, Wake Forest University).