Scholars and Alumni in the News

Shawnna Thomas ’05

● Shawnna Thomas was selected as the 2019 – 2020 Write-In-Residence by The Associates of the Boston Public Library for her Young Adult dystopian novel. >>
● Maya Saunders (Academy 9, Class of 2007) was one of two Boston women honored at the 110th national convention of the NAACP in Detroit. >>
● Daraiha Greene, Head of Multicultural Engagement at Google, honored by Blavity in their #POWER28 project. 28 days, 28 interviews, with 28 young black creators and leaders who are making history today. >>
● Vikiana Petit-Homme, a key organizer of Boston’s student-led movement for gun control, gives a speech at the State House before the March 14 rally. >>
● Nathalie Diaz Troncoso and Joan Dotruong featured in Metro article about students speaking out for gun control. >>
● Lindsay Dieudonne and Diya Thapa quoted in Boston Globe article about summer jobs for Boston students. >>
● Tran Vu featured in Boston Magazine for her Fields Corner mural project, a tribute to the Vietnamese American narrative. >>
● Adonis Logan earns spot as a Posse Scholar at Centre College. >>
● Dashaun Simon earns Brimmer and May’s Blazer Award for leaving his mark and embodying the school’s ideals. >>
● Fiona Phie featured on Boston Neighborhood Network News for co-founding WOKE (Working on Knowledge and Equality), an initiative that creates opportunities for Boston students to discuss race relations in their communities. >>
● Ernesto Arroyo-Montano featured in the Bay State Banner for his work partnering with the ACLU to help fight mass incarceration. >>
● Rachel Feliz honored by Channel 7 for helping earthquake survivors  >>
● Marynee Pontes discusses her post-graduation plans with Boston.com. >>
● Makeda Daniel, Senior Class President, gives graduation speech. >>
● Students create ‘Know Your Rights’ app, featuring Scholar Ayomide Olumuyiwa. >>
● Alumnus Nelson Tamayo awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. >>
● Alumnus Darian Reid-Sturgis installed as the John P. Brennan Chairholder in Classics at The Roxbury Latin School. >>
● Alumna Stephanie Crawford shares why she teaches with The Boston Globe. >>
● Alumna Candace Taylor awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. >>
● Scholar Ope Olukorede featured on WCVB Channel 5 News as an “A+ Student.” >>