Breck Junior Finalist in Fed Essay Contest
Sahaha Mangipudi '21 was one of 30 finalists in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 32nd Annual Student Essay Contest.
The contest was open to all high school students in the Ninth Federal Reserve District. This year's writing prompt was "Free Trade: What to do about the "losers"?"
In the description, students were challenged to answer the questions: "What, if anything, should the government do to address the adverse consequences of free trade for some firms and individuals?"
Sahana's history teacher is Lori Merrill.
Breck Upper School students Joseph Purvis ‘21, Ayres Warren ‘22 and Maddie McDermott ‘22 share their experience interviewing Leslie Redmond, a local community organizer and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP. They also share their excitement for the MLK Symposium and Amplify Our Love with Pie events happening at Breck this upcoming week. Ms. Redmond will be the Upper School keynote speaker for the our 20th annual MLK Symposium.
On Sunday, January 17th, Breck will co-host Sweet Potato Comfort Pie’s seventh annual MLK Holiday event: Amplify Our Love with Pie, to honor the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breck student, Kai Miller ‘22, has been working behind the scenes to get ready for the event. The communications team at Breck did a brief interview with Kai to ask about her experience working on the event.
Natalia Rico Hernández, Ed.D., Head of School, updates the Breck community on the School's response to Wednesday's events.