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NMH Senior Wins International Essay Contest

 May 5, 2017 — Northfield Mount Hermon senior Eniola Ajao is one of 10 winners of the international Facing History Together Student Essay Contest. She wins a $5,000 Upstander Scholarship. Ajao’s essay, “On Ubuntu” (the Swahili word for “human-ness”), reflects on the “kindness and courage” she witnessed after moving from Abuja, Nigeria, to Amherst, Massachusetts, and the impact those actions have...More

Junior a Top Scorer in National Chemistry Olympiad

May 3, 2017 — NMH junior Michelle Lee has finished in the top 20 of the 1,000 students who took the National Chemistry Olympiad exam. Last year, she placed 152nd among the 1,000 students nationwide who took the exacting examination. Lee and other top-20 scorers will attend a two-week study camp this June in Colorado. There, they'll receive intensive coaching in all branches of chemistry from...More

Tenth Annual Science Symposium May 12

 May 8, 2017 — More than 100 students will present the results of their research in current science classes during NMH’s 10th annual Science Symposium. The popular annual event will take place Friday, May 12, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in the Cutler Science Center. Students in physics, biology, chemistry, environmental science, engineering, human physiology, calculus, robotics, and psychology courses...More

Chloe Castro-Santos ’17 to Perform with Boston Pops

 May 2, 2017 — NMH senior Chloe Castro-Santos has been named a grand prize winner in the 2017 Fidelity Investments Young Artists Competition at the Boston Pops.  She will be featured as a soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra in Symphony Hall on June 6 performing the song "Everything I Know" from the musical In the Heights by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The concert will also feature Tony- and Grammy-...More

Founder of YouthBuild to Speak May 10

  May 1, 2017 — The Wantman Family State of the World Speaker Series presents Dorothy Stoneman, founder of YouthBuild. She will speak to the NMH community Wednesday, May 10, at 7 pm in the Rhodes Room of Beveridge Hall. Teacher Grant Gonzalez says that when Stoneman spoke by Skype to his Social Entrepreneurship class last year, she was “an immediate hit.” The topic of her in-person visit is how...More