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Sophomore speech winner Oliviah Espady speaks in front of her grade during the finals of the competition Friday, Jan. 17 in the auditorium. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

Sophomore speech winning Espady speaks up about the dangers of gang violence

Dea Cela January 23, 2020

Sophomore Olivia Espady won the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Contest with her speech about the dangerous effects of violence on communities for young people, “Gang Violence...

Sophomore Elizabeth Elvin, presents her winning speech, The Unslut Project at the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Contest. (Photo by Joel Schurgin)

Elvin wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Skyler Bohnert January 14, 2019

Elizabeth Elvin won the seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Sophomore Speech Competition with her speech about the cost of slut-shaming, “The Unslut Project,” Friday, Jan. 11. The English department...

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Vallabh wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest

Jake Forbes January 16, 2018

Five finalists presented speeches in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. sophomore speech contest B-block last Friday in the auditorium. The judges named sophomores Amit Vallabh the winner and Leyla...

Photo courtesy of Lara Metcalf.

Q&A: Junior Cameron Mastoras gives TED Talk inspired by sophomore speech

Maya Waldman December 9, 2016

Junior Cameron Mastoras recently had the chance to speak publicly at a TEDX event in Brookline this fall. As one of the few teens present, he described the importance of learning through experience and...

Feature: Senior Tommy Mobley thrives in spotlight

Feature: Senior Tommy Mobley thrives in spotlight

The Newtonite January 9, 2015

by Jacob Gurvis When Greg Kelly ’10 visited Yale University for his official basketball recruiting trip in 2009, his younger brother, seventh grader Tommy Mobley, tagged along. Bulldogs head coach James...

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