2016 Legacy Winners

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Jalen Coleman

Jalen Coleman, a senior at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC., is a theatre department major who loves to act and create works of art that inspire others to help change the world for the better. Jalen has a 4.0 GPA and was accepted to The Juilliard School... More...

Sanath Devalapurkar

Sanath Devalapurkar has a mind that appreciates the elegance of mathematics. He writes, “I believe it is a subject where one can marvel in amazing creations, most of which exist only in one’s mind; it is a beautifully abstract subject to immerse oneself in, finding answers to questions purely for the sake of doing so...." More...

Emily Kennedy

Emily is a born and bred Bostonian and bio-enthusiast. Her fascination with the living world stems from childhood camping trips to New Hampshire’s White Mountains where she and her sisters would wade glassy streams and net tadpoles, hunt for curiously-shaped leaves, and picnic with chipmunks. As an adult, Emily has built a career around her love of all life, becoming a bioinspired inventor. … More...

Jury Kobayashi-Baxter

Jury Kobayashi-Baxter began performing at the age of three years old when he volunteered for his preschool’s production of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”. Having such comfort on stage, Jury’s parents enrolled him in a local performing arts theater company, “The Theatre School” where Jury spent the next fourteen years mastering his craft.  By the age of twelve, Jury was not only acting for The Theatre School ...More...

Bernadette Lim

Bernadette Lim, undergraduate at Harvard University, believes in the power of action-oriented change and gender empowerment. She knows that the world can be a better place, and she’s doing something about it. More...

Caroline Murphy

Caroline Murphy loves to talk to people about history. Conducting interviews with authors, professors, and people in various professions is where she sees history come alive. Currently a junior at the Chapel Hill High School in North Carolina, Caroline Murphy started participating in National History Day in the 8th grade, when her group was the only team in their school district competing… More...