Sponsored by the County Supervisor and the San Diego Asian Americans for Equality, the San Diego Outstanding Asian & Pacific Islander Awards “celebrate students’ achievements in the areas of science and technology, arts and culture, sports development, and civil and community engagement.” Three Bishop’s students were honored last month: Michelle Wang ’22, Jeffrey Wang ’21 and Michael Zeng ’22.
Last year, director of service learning Jackie Gomez invited advisory groups to create knit beanies for children undergoing cancer treatment. On Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, members of Bishop’s Community Service Initiative (CSI) gathered to put the finishing touches on dozens of loom-knitted beanies in all sizes created by Bishop’s students of all ages.
It’s a tradition in the Episcopal church to honor the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi by blessing animals, as he was known for his abiding love of all creatures. While we couldn’t have our annual gathering on campus this year, we adapted our event to fit the times – we hosted a drive-through Blessing of the Animals on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
An upper school enrichment activity during last year’s Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month sparked a campus conversation and inspired Jeffrey Wang ’21 to research, write and share his thoughts with the Bishop’s community and beyond. In September, Adroit Journal published his critical essay, “Colliding Worlds: DACA Recipients and Higher Education.”
Oggie Holm ’24 will be recognized on Saturday, Nov. 14 by the San Diego chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for his dedication to raising funds for San Ysidro Health. The program is set to air on The CW San Diego at 8 p.m.
Despite the obstacles presented by COVID-19 for her 2020-2021 dance season, Katelyn Wang ‘23 stepped onto the stage at Rainbow National Dance Competition in Burbank, Calif., this September, eager to compete.
You know the old saw: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice! Naomi Deokule ’21 has been playing—and practicing—piano since she was four years old. She played at Carnegie Hall in 2017, and in August 2020, was awarded second prize in the 2020 international music competition Grand Prize Virtuoso in Salzburg, Austria.
The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.