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Weaving Dreams: Historical Trauma in the Native American Community Receives 2018 Certificate of Merit

Barksdale Klos, a member of the Class of 2019 at Florence High School in Florence, Alabama wins the 2018 Certificate of Merit from Diversity Leadership Project with her documentary, Weaving Dreams: Historical Trauma in the Native American Community. 


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“My Friend Ana” Wins Diversity Leadership Project Certificate of Merit for 2019

Editor’s Note: Paige Kuczek is a senior at Independence High School in Thompson’s Station, Tennessee (Williamson County, TN Schools) and ...
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Got Consent? Gets More Press

Click here to view an article and video on Fox News 17 – “TN high school student pushes for education ...
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My Glimmer of Hope

by Lainey Bouvier Editors note: September is Suicide Prevention Month and we are exploring how suicide affects our lives and ...
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Dirt Floors, Diversity, and Determination

by Sophie Lindley Junior, Summit High School Spring Hill, Tennessee I have had the opportunity through my father’s job to ...
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Spices and Lives

by Nayan Chavan For the last four years, I volunteered as a teen chef at the Heimerdinger Foundation’s Meals for ...
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Mix It Up Day in the Cafeteria

by Lainey Bouvier
Sophomore, Franklin High School, International Baccalaureate
Franklin, TN When you enter the lunchroom at my high school, ...
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“Be Nice” Revisited

“Be Nice” just might be the best bit of college planning advice teachers, administrators and school board members could ever ...
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Williams County Students lead the way on social justice issues

Williams Source Article

Excited about the article in Williamson Source. Getting great feedback from parents and students alike. Click here to read the ...
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Some Things Never Change

Some Things Never Change

Bailee Mason
Ensworth School
Class of 2017 ​I am a young African American woman who lives in a big house ...
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Why I Joined Diversity Leadership Project

by Maggie Herndon
Centennial High School
Class of 2018 I am an upper-middle-class white girl who has lived in Franklin, ...
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Which Box Do I Check

Which Box Do I Check?

by Ocean Goins
Independence High School
Class of 2016 The math and science questions on my college entrance exams aren’t ...
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What Grows Best in this Heat is Poverty

What Grows Best in this Heat is Poverty

Pranay Boyapati
Centennial High School
​Class of 2016 “What grows best in this heat is poverty” were my grandfather’s words ...
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College Planning Advice From Your School Guidance Counselor?

Not so fast. Parents need to understand what guidance counselors can and cannot provide. While I have great respect for ...
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Rising senior summer is time for college preparation

The summer before your student’s senior year of high school needs to be a productive few months, a time for ...
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