New Trier: Menz Concert
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 2010, p. 15, 17, , 18

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The biennial Menz Concert featuring Menz Dance and Menz Chorus will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 14 in the Cornog Auditorium on the Northfield Campus.

The second annual Greg Harris Film Festival will be held at 7 p.m. April 29 at The Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Avenue. The festival celebrates the life and career of Greg Harris, a New Trier English teacher who died in 2008.

Six New Trier Advanced Placement chemistry students qualified for the National Chemistry Olympiad: Will Edwards-Mizel, Jeremy Fuller, Seoyun Lee, Alex Semaca, Harrison Siegel, and Ben Vishny.

The New Trier Scholastic Bowl Team finished its conference season undefeated, defeating all 10 other Central Suburban League teams and winning the CSL Tournament. The team is captained by Steve Server. Seniors Shao Guo and Akhil Vohra and juniors D.J. Germano, Jules Reich, and Daniel Thirman also played major roles in the team's success. For the Sectional, sophomore Andrew Wang was promoted to the Varsity Team.

New Trier debaters had an outstanding showing at the Illinois Speech and Theatre Association's JV/Novice State Competition March 12-13. The results were, JV Public Forum Debate: Max Kanter and Andrew Miller, Finalists (State Runner-Up); Novice Public Forum Debate: Chris Plampin, Seventh Speaker, and Alice Chen, Eighth Speaker; Student Congress: Daria Morano, State Champion; JV Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Zach Mandell, Seventh Speaker; Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Colin Silvka, Sweet Sixteen, and Jonathan Pearl, Elite Eight; Novice Policy Debate: Nate Bennett, Third Speaker and Sam Kaplan, Finalists (State Runner-Up), John Neaylon and Rebecca West, Elite Eight, Nate Al-Najjar, First Speaker, Jackson Challinor, Fifth Speaker, and Eric Chen, Ninth Speaker; and Best Written Ballot by a Varsity Judge: Teddy Kontopoulos.

The 2010 Nancy Joyce Murray Memorial Scholarship winner is Patrick Mathewson for his work in digital art.
The award is funded by the Constance Murray and Robert Murray family in memory of their daughter, a New Trier student.

Two working artists not affiliated with New Trier were asked to jury the work: Norah Delaney and Regin Igloria.

A Jurors' Choice Award was presented to Catherine Donnell for her work in textile and fabric. Six additional students were Singled out for Distinction: Elin Alexander, ink on paper; Michael Bussel, photography; Allison Hines, glass; Gracie Iberle, charcoal on paper; Neha Nair, ink on paper; and Rosie Shanley, ink on glass.
Other participating seniors in the exhibition are Jared Africk, Ricky Arnopol, Lilian Cai, Danielle D'Silva, Blair Disbrow, Ellen Evangelides, Rachel Flanagan, Sheridan Fok, Cecylia Fortunska, Eva Greenthal, Ellen Hanson, Jennifer Hargrave, Mimi Heald, Luke Hutchings,-Goetz, Justine Hwang, Henry Jaeger, Katrina Keleher, Kathrine Komnenich, Sofie Lachler, Jessica Leonard, Frances Levitin, Kiley Miller, Colin Morris, Elizabeth Oatney, Anderson Peters, Lauren Pope, Rikki Sabransky, Kelly Schy, Niaz Siddique, Tommy Sims, Andrew Thompson, Diane Trevor, Nicholas Tucker, Emily Turner, and Christie Ziegler.

Dr. Robert S. D. Higgins, chair of the Department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center visited New Trier's anatomy and physiology classes Feb. 22 and Feb. 25.

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