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Pennington student helps create database for COVID-19 donations

Pennington School student Alexander Huang-Menders '21 and his siblings, Celeste Huang-Menders, and Christian Huang created the Share Some Care project, which is an online database that allows people throughout to country to locate fire stations, food banks, hospitals and police stations near them that are accepting donations. In an article with NJ.com, Huang-Menders, said "It's amazing that this project has taken off so quickly. Ideally, we want to get traffic from around the world. People that have seen it have been very encouraging and supportive. I hope that continues and grows even more. In times like these, I think it can really do some good."

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Shivant Krishnan '21, drummer, participates in national competition

Shivant Krishnan '21, a drummer in the New Jersey Youth Symphony Jazz Orchestra, participated in the Twelfth Annual Charles Mingus Festival and High School Competition on Saturday and Sunday, February 15 and 16, 2020, at The New School of Jazz and Jazz Standard in New York City. The NJYS Jazz Orchestra was one of only three groups in the nation to be named finalists in their division. 

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World-Class student musicians at The Pennington School

Competing on an international level, current students Yat Fei Chan '23, Meng Lu '20, Cihan Sahin '21, and Yiwei Zhu '22 are reaping the benefits of over a decade of study and thousands of hours of practice from the age of six or younger by winning spots at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where they study piano and classical music with world-class college faculty for up to six hours every Saturday.

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Hope Walsh '19 awarded scholarships from Girl Scouts

Hope Walsh '19 recently was awarded two scholarships from the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA. The Elizabeth G. Dorsett Memorial Scholarship provides funds for continuing education to one Ambassador Girl Scout graduating from high school who is a Gold Award Girl Scout and demonstrates high academic achievement. The Margaret Glenn Estey Scholarship Award recognizes a Girl Scout who has taken on projects that enhance the self-esteem of girls under 18.

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