Final report cards have been sent home and, while there is always room for improvement, real progress has been made. Students can breathe a sigh of relief – for a few more weeks, anyway.
by David Stone
Christina Delfico stood along a small circle of children, wind sending their hair flying as they turned their heads up to listen.
A girl from a poor family in Brooklyn dreams about becoming an architect and ends up working in Genoa, Italy, for Renzo Piano, one of the most renowned architects in the world and the winner of the Pritzker Prize in 1998. Unlikely, maybe, but if you are Island House resident Nina Freedman, that is part of your life story. And the steps that led to Genoa and the upper world of architecture are equally unlikely.
I am a terrible public speaker, so it’s probably a good thing that I had laryngitis for The WIRE recruitment session on Monday. That being said, I do have thoughts to share.
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