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LHS National Art Honor Society Students Brightened Up the St. Barnabas Neonatal Wing Windows Over the Holidays

December 28, 2013 at 6:55 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - This December, nearly 50 LHS National Art Honor Society students painted cheerful Dr. Seuss-inspired windows, at the Neonatal wing of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center, as part of their community service projects for the holiday season. Through this project, they earned points of community service toward their induction into the National Art Honor Society, which will take place at LHS on May 22, along with an auction of student artwork.



Participating students included: Amna Abbasi, Nikita Agarwal, Sibyl Ambazhachalil, Dani Berk, Tami Chalam, Yongyi Chen, Perri Concepcion, Elana Cooper, Adina Cosden, Nina Feinberg, Amy Feng, Corinne Ferman, Alexa Gilbert, Joanie Gilliland, Nimisha Govind, Stephanie Halaban, Natalie Kahn, Rachel Katz, Brian Kim, Danielle Kraft, Monica Kurowski, Vivie Lee, Kristin Leechow, Jayne Linn, Christina Manubag, Kanchan Misra, Briana Montzen, Veda Nambi, Jessy Nangini, Samantha Ngan, Sora Nithikasem, Hao Pang, Kajal Patel, Wendy Peng, Christina Preziosi, Popper Rebecca, Samantha Rispoli, Michael Toomey, Raina Vettithanam, Kim Villone, Mailissa Vuong, Mayer Wang, Angelie Yap, Karen Yu, Sheba Yu, Theresa Zhang, and Matilda Zhuang.

“The students got a lot of satisfaction from contributing to the community in this artistic manner,” said teacher Linda Majzner. “The hospital was thrilled with the outcome and the parents who visit their babies at the Neonatal wing will very encouraged and cheerful when looking at these windows.”

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Dear Editor:

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