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Livingston Student Spotlight

October 5, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to establish a “humanitarian network club” at Livingston High School (LHS), senior Rheya Sanghani recently founded an LHS chapter of American Red Cross alongside classmates Sakshi Dave, Maya Krishnamoorthy and Morgan Korn. Despite not being able to host a local version ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jayden Declet, a Livingston High School (LHS) senior who began acting when she was only six years old, recently beat out six other nominees to take home the NJ ACT Perry Award, a community theatre honor, for Outstanding Young Actress in a musical for her performance in “Tuck ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 7-year-old Livingston resident diagnosed with Mowat-Wilson syndrome—a rare condition that presents delayed development and the potential for medical challenges—recently proved that she will not let these challenges define her when she modeled for Runway of Dreams (ROD), a local ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following her summer of research under the direction of mentor Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer from George Mason University into the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Renee Hong is sharing her insights with the community about the “large-scale ...

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OXFORD, OH — Four Livingston High School (LHS) students—including seniors Ethan Xiong and Karen Wang, junior Bridget Wu and sophomore Aadit Pisal—recently represented the State of New Jersey at the 2022 National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon Competition at Miami University in Oxford, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Omega Speech and Debate (OSD), a public speaking and debate academy led by Livingston High School senior Matthew Zhang, reached new heights as both an educational institution and a philanthropic initiative over the summer. Despite operating online during its first two years due ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Nicole Bazhenov, a 2019 Livingston High School (LHS) graduate and an incoming senior studying pre-dentistry at Rutgers University, is looking to her community for help as she continues to collect dental supplies before her upcoming to Panama, where she plans to raise awareness ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — When rising Livingston High School (LHS) senior Benjamin Gantman saw multiple bookcase stands in South Orange while walking through neighborhoods and public parks with his cousins, he was inspired to set up free libraries within his own community. “People take books and leave ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Sylvie Friedman and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston have been selected to participate in the Paper Mill Playhouse's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 202, which will culminate in the annual "New Voices" live concert on July 29 and July 30. This honor puts the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rising junior Jeffrey Xu has been officially sworn in as Livingston High School’s (LHS) student body representative to the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE), whose members congratulated the 17-year-old and welcomed him to their dais at the start of Tuesday’s hybrid board ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a successful run at helping food-insecure families throughout Essex County by making sandwiches between academics and other extracurricular activities over the last several months, a group of 10 Heritage Middle School (HMS) students recently dubbed the “Sandwich Boys” ...

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NEW YORK CITY, NY — After graduating with honors from Livingston High School (LHS), Nidhi Ladda is already onto her next endeavor as she prepares to perform her Arangetram, or her solo Indian classical dance performance debut, at Carnegie Hall on July 9. In addition to studying business with a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Livingston High School senior pursuing a career in education recently received a prestigious scholarship from the Central Jersey Program for the Recruitment of Diverse Educators (CJPRIDE), an organization whose members include districts like Livingston Public Schools (LPS) that ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Eric Brekhman and Lucas Zhu, rising seniors at Livingston High School (LHS) and co-presidents of the LHS Democrats Club, are currently collaborating with Westfield Councilman David Contract through a non-partisan initiative called Vote16NJ for an amendment to the New Jersey State ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) second of three announcements of National Merit Scholars for 2022, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Kush Vachher, who currently plans to study computer science following his graduation from LHS, was one of 2,500 out of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) second of three announcements of National Merit Scholars for 2022, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Krush Vachher, who currently plans to study computer science following her graduation from LHS, was one of 2,500 out of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Livingston High School sophomore Yunfeng Wu has earned second place for his artwork in Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in New Jersey’s 11th District. Wu’s piece, entitled “Chaos and Resilience,” was displayed along ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Animal lover Morgan Immitt, a 13-year-old Livingston student choosing to help abandoned pets in Ukraine as part of her bat mitzvah project, is looking to the community for support in this endeavor. While watching the early news coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Immitt ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three years after organizing an event supporting the #SameHere mental health movement as part of her bat mitzvah project, Livingston High School freshman Alexa Kipnis recently hosted her second event benefiting the global nonprofit organization at Cedar Hill Country ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Livingston High School (LHS) student Jonah Ruderman’s video submission performance of “If I Were a Rich Man” has been nominated in the Outstanding Solo Performance category of the 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre. The 2022 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School senior Geetika Komati is among approximately 100 students and 15 arts leaders who will receive the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s Award in Arts Education for 2022 during a ceremony to be held later this month.  Komati was recognized for being nominated ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) first of three announcements of National Merit Scholars for 2022, Livingston High School (LHS) seniors Shourya Bansal and Daniel Siegal were named among the approximately 1,000 winners of this year’s corporate-sponsored ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After competing against nearly 60 other students to earn a spot on the inaugural Maccabi USA media team this summer, Livingston High School (LHS) Class of 2019 graduate Evan Kamikow has secured one of only 14 positions available to college journalists to cover the international ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marina Chernin, a Ukrainian-American high school junior from Livingston whose mother immigrated to the United States in 1991, is collecting essential medical supplies and humanitarian supplies such as blankets, warm socks and mittens through the end of April for refugees in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Owen Abeles, a Livingston High School (LHS) senior who spent every Saturday over the span of several months volunteering at vaccination centers throughout Essex County, has been named an Essex County School Boards Association (ECSBA) "Unsung Hero" for 2022. Each year, the ECSBA ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — ­Livingston High School (LHS) seniors Reese Giller and Natalie Silberman are looking to the community for support as they kick off a fundraising campaign benefiting Livingston’s Healthy Communities Healthy Youth (HCHY)—the umbrella organization of Livingston Neighbors Helping ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and various social movements such as Black Lives Matter, #MeToo and more, Livingston High School (LHS) sophomore Nishna Makala recently formed a high school chapter of the League of Women Voters (LWV)—a national, nonpartisan organization aimed at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With Livingston High School (LHS) senior Geetika Komati at the helm, the LHS Origami Club is helping people develop motor skills through the art of paper folding—a typically Japanese visual art form that Komati has been practicing since elementary school. Komati, whose works ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Two entrepreneurial teams from Livingston High School (LHS) that recently presented at PitchNJ—a prestigious annual competition hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) and sponsored by Business Bootcamp, MorrisTech MeetUp and the Morris County Economic Development ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Heritage Middle School eighth graders Arav Kaushik and Sara Muni recently debated at the high school-level Open Public Forum Debate event of the 2022 Appalachian Speech and Debate Championship, where Kaushik overcame the fear of competing against more experienced teens and came ...

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