62 THE QUEENS COURIER • KIDS & EDUCATION • MAY 26, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com kids & education SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT s Intern helps inspire Hillcrest students This intern from St. John’s University is working closely with high school students to help deal with the college application process. Alex Nahorney (at left) is working with Hillcrest High School College Advisor Mrs. Gordon to assist studetns in fi nding college and guiding them on making the right choices. COMPILED BY BRIAN GREENSPAN, BOB HARRIS ROBERT POZARYCKI AND ROSEANNE ROZARI Cambria Heights student wins art competition Michael Ragland, a student at the Humantiies and the Arts High School in Cambria Heights’ Campus Magnet Complex, recently won a P.S. Art 2016 exhibition. The art contest celebrates the visual arts in New York City public schools and showcases talented students. Ragland submitted a pencil drawing of a contour sneaker that was selected as the best among 1,200 entries from across the city. His work will be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education from June through October. Ragland’s sketch will then be on display at the Tweed Courthouse in Manhattan during the fall. Hillcrest students earn Coca-Cola scholarships Zainab Tahir and Sunpreet Singh, seniors at The Academy of Media, Arts and Music at Hillcrest High School, were recently named 2016 Coca-Cola Scholars for their academic achievements. They attended a four-day conference in Atlanta and were awarded for their hard work and dedication to the community. Campus Magnet senior signs on for the future Fatim Diallo, a senior at the Business, Computer Applications and Entrepreneurship High School at Cambria Heights’ Campus Magnet Complex, participated in the College Signing Day on May 2. Led by First Lady Michelle Obama and her “Reach Higher” initiative, the day was observed nationwide as a way for high school seniors to recognize the importance of continuing higher education. Diallo worked with advisor Lenore Creiger and college and career readiness coach Drunia Duvivier in making her selection: New York School of Technology. Shown are Diallo and Duvivier. Wearing their school pride in Queens Village School spirit was on full display during “Jersey Day” at Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village, as students wore their favorite jerseys and took photos for the school yearbook. Shown are seniors wearing their jerseys in the student government offi ce.
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