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Scheck Hillel Students Earn College Recognition

College Book Awards recognize Intellectual Leadership and Positive Character Traits.
August 29 was a day full of Lion Pride at Scheck Hillel Community School! Select Class of 2020 students received prestigious College Book Awards in recognition of academic excellence and character traits valued by the sponsoring institutions. As their families and peers applauded, these 16 students proudly accepted the awards from Scheck Hillel faculty and staff. The group represents a diverse array of talents, interests, backgrounds and accomplishments.  
The College Book Awards program is sponsored by the alumni chapters of the participating colleges. High schools are invited to participate by nominating members of the senior class who have demonstrated the attributes of the award. These include traits such as independence of thought, moral leadership, active service and rigorous engagement with learning. Scheck Hillel has carried on this tradition for more than a decade. This year's list of recipients follows. Mazal tov to this year's College Book Award recipients and their families!

College or UniversityRecipient
Barnard CollegeOlga Benacerraf
Brown UniversityAlexandra Gelman
Dartmouth CollegeAlan Berkman
George Washington UniversityMyles Gilbert
Harvard UniversityVictor Kameo
Northwestern UniversityGabrielle Kurzer
Princeton UniversityJaime Bursztyn
Smith CollegeHanna Cohen
St. Lawrence UniversityFrida Herdan
Swarthmore CollegeYael Sefchovich
Tulane UniversityDaniela Abbo
University of VirginiaShira Sredni
Wellesley CollegeJoi Alon
Wesleyan UniversityAlex Wagenberg
Yeshiva UniversityRotem Miara and Eli Gelb