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Cakes for a Cause

In August, nine high school teenagers sat at my kitchen counter, decorating beautiful cakes that looked as if they had come from a bakery. It was hard to imagine that just a month before, some of them had never decorated a cake.

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Sweet Service

While many students choose to spend their summers as interns, camp counselors, or part-time workers, Courtney Murray ’11 and Danielle Dalton ’12 are giving back in different ways by developing their own not-for-profit charities.

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Five Treasures: Miles Evans '11 Spends Summer in India

“I will spend roughly three months volunteering at the Taktse International School in Sikkim, India between June 19 and August 28. Sikkim is a place of educational stagnation, where children are taught to not ask questions and simply memorize facts from a small curriculum. I will be working with Taktse to reverse this pattern and provide an education emphasizing independent thinking and leadership.”

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Dominican Dreams

I dream of returning to the village of Las Charcas in the Dominican Republic in ten years to see a cluster of ten families living in ten homes built by members of the Deerfield community during ten successive spring breaks

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Students Serve Communities With Academy Grants

Sixteen students received the Workman Grant to support their own community service projects in their hometown. The Cost Award is a $2500 grant in honor of Charles Piper Cost…

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