Even a Global Pandemic did not get in the way of beginning the adventure of a lifetime. I am a III Former (9th grade) at St. Andrew’s School Delaware (SAS) is my home away from home. I decided to run for the Student Diversity Committee and I was successful. Here’s my speech.
I have always loved music. My parents took me to local Mommy (and Daddy) and Me classes on the weekend from the time I was 9 months old. I don’t recall a time in my life where music wasn’t there. I have taken violin or viola lessons since March 2010. Because of my school, private as well as school lessons, I am now proficient in the language of music. That’s
At the recommendation of my school art teacher, I have been studying art outside of school with industry professionals and master artists in a local art studio. This training has been a game-changer in my artistry and the perfect opportunity to learn new concepts. This is how I relax. I do my best thinking when I am emerged in my art.
Good afternoon Faculty, Staff, Friends, Family and most importantly my fellow Students, Congratulations on finishing the 2019 W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Summer Institute! After these treacherous 4-5 weeks of homework assignments, exams, essays, and 15-20-minute presentations. It has all come to an end and you can breathe now. As a rising eighth grader, this is my first time at the program, and I can assure you that it has
Marie Dillard, Pre-scholars Junior Achievers Academy W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give – Winston Churchill The Kindness Tour December 2019 (Super Chamber- Marie Dillard Viola). Every holiday season the middle school Super Chamber Orchestra visits local senior centers, children’s hospitals and family centers to spread kindness. Check out this NJTV PBS piece on spreading kindness. Marie is interviewed and featured in the video. Volunteerism Two