Student News

Kyle Sayers '18 was honored with one of the Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards at the Heart of Marin Awards produced by the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership! According to the Marin IJ article, "The event, which awards $35,000 to outstanding nonprofits and individuals, is produced by the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership and supported by event sponsor Union Bank and award sponsors."

Congratulations, Kyle!

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Sophie Devincenti ‘18 was awarded a Gold Key in Critical Essay Writing and an Honorable Mention in Digital Art for her submissions to the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, which had over 330,000 entries. 

Adriana Golden 20’s talk, “Earlier Reading Can Change Your Life,” was featured under the Speaker Spotlight section of the newsletter of TED-Ed Clubs, which has 3,000 clubs in 115 countries.


Sophomores Charlotte Leane and Cooper Langner were featured front and center in the Marin Independent Journal for a story about the Marinovators conference at College of Marin. See video on the Marin IJ site.

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Stella Wong '19  received a Global Online Academy Citation for her presentation, called "Lung Cancer & The Future Immunotherapy" published for a global audience at Global Online Academy's online Catalyst Conference. Only twenty percent of all Catalyst Conference presentations earned this distinction because they, "demonstrated excellence by identifying and contextualizing the importance of their topic, articulating a realistic and inspiring strategy for change, and engaging visitors through creative, well-designed, multi-modal presentation pages."

Brendon Milan-Howells '20 was selected for KQED's Youth Advisory Board. According to the KQED Education branch's website, "Youth Advisory Board members gain valuable leadership and communication skills, go behind the scenes of the media making process, and get exposure to different career paths in media. It’s a great opportunity to build community with other Bay Area teens, learn more about media making, and use your voice to help KQED provide better programming to students and the KQED audience as a whole.”


Olivia Marwell ’19 spent the summer at The San Francisco Art Institute's Pre-College Program, an intensive, transformative, for-credit program in the arts. About 70 students from across the country participate. Students choose a medium to practice for the duration of the program, and Olivia’s was photography.

At the end of the summer the Institute gives awards to three rising seniors and three rising juniors receive a partial scholarship. Olivia received a "Rising Junior Award" for her engagement and body of work. The award comes with a scholarship to return to the program next summer.

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Jenna Deibel '17 was awarded Wildcare's Teen Volunteer Award along with a check for $1,500. Jenna volunteered at WildCare since she was 12 and served well over 1,000 hours in different capacities. At, she 16 was promoted to Supervisor—the youngest Supervisor in the Hospital. Jenna designed her Senior Capstone to work in the hospital.

After a stellar freshman season, Carson Levit ’20 was named Boys Golfer of the Year by the Marin IJ. From the article:

 “By age 9, Levit was competing in the junior circuit and by age 10 he was working with PGA pro Alex Murray. … Levit, 15, is just over a month removed from completing his freshman season, a successful first foray into team golf.

‘I feel happy with how much work I put into my game, how much I improved the last few months, how much I learned a lot about being on a team,” Levit said.’”