Two Upper School students were recognized by Yale University for serving their communities.
Julie Rhee '21 and Sarah Street '21 received honorable mentions for the 2020 Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement.
The university, through the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM), recognizes 35 high school juniors nationally who have "a record of creative leadership and public service, academic distinction, interdisciplinary problem solving, and experience addressing societal issues."
Honorees of the 2020 Bassett Award were selected from an applicant pool of more than 1,000 students, hailing from 48 states. The selection committee named 15 winners and 20 honorable mentions.