2016-17 Heely Scholars Announced

Fourth Formers Sam Cabot, Sophia Cai, Kristina Daisak, Maia Johngren, Michael Knowles, Injil Muhammad, Panos Vandris, and Cathy Wu have been selected as Lawrenceville’s 2016-17 Heely Scholars.
Lawrenceville’s Heely Scholar program is a two-week seminar in archival research for rising Fifth Formers who have demonstrated a keen interest and ability in investigating a specific topic that has some tie to the School.
To become a Heely Scholar, Lawrentians are nominated by their teachers and then submit a written application. The intent of the program is to introduce students to primary research from the Stephan Archives (the School collection) and with planned excursions to other institutions. Recognizing that archival material exists to be used and not merely saved, the history department in collaboration with the Stephan Archives created the program so that students could explore and study the collection in a manner that will facilitate the access and enrichment of the Archives by the larger community.
The Heely Scholars Program is made possible as part of a $6 million dollar gift to the Stephan Archives by John ’59 and Barbara Stephan.
For additional information on all Lawrenceville School news, please contact Lisa M. Gillard Hanson, director of public relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.

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