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Rising Senior a New York Times Editorial Contest Round Four Finalist

(July 11, 2023) Congratulations to rising senior Lydia Hessel-Robinson, who earned a place in the round four finalists of the 2023 New York Times 10th annual Student Editorial Contest with the editorial  “Invert Your Perception of Introverts.” Hessel-Robinson, who was a student in Megan Hogan’s AP Language and Composition class, was one of 160 writers to be recognized.

This year, the NYT received 12,592 submissions from around the world on topics as varied as A.I., transgender rights, microplastics, autism, animation, women’s sports, the future of work, the teen fear of making phone calls and why American Chinese food deserves more respect.

Way to go, Lydia!