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  • Junior Mattie Bayne named Maryland Unsung Hero of the Year by Heroes of Hope and the World Health Foundation

    December 2, 2013: St. Paul’s School for Girls junior Mattie Bayne was recognized for her selfless devotion to keeping hope alive in others with her acts of kindness as the Maryland Unsung Hero of the Year and a Hero of Hope. She was presented the Children's Hope Medal of Honor by Mr. Ellis Goodman of the World Health Foundation at a special morning ceremony in front of the entire school and her family.

    Mattie was honored, not only for her strength in surviving her own bout with illness, but also for rallying support and creating hope and inspiration in the lives of others dealing with life-threatening illnesses and their families. She has been named the Maryland Unsung Hero of the Year by Heroes for Hope, and was presented with the Children’s Hope Medal of Honor for the meaningful difference she has made in the lives of others with her acts of kindness and hope, while showing us all how to live a life of grace and humility.

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  • Students at St. Paul’s School for Girls Receive Honors from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation

    October 18, 2013: Penny Bach Evins, Head of School, is pleased to announce that two students, Amanda Blank ’14 and Maclean Liotta ’14 have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are among about 34,000 Commended Students throughout the country being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

    Commended Students placed among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The academic honor helps broaden girls’ educational opportunities and encourages them to continue pursuing academic success.

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  • St. Paul’s School for Girls Welcomes World-Renown Physicist Dr. Robert Fischell

    Brooklandville, Maryland, October 7, 2013: St. Paul’s School for Girls is honored to host physicist Dr. Robert Fischell on Thursday, October 10. Dr. Fischell, holder of nearly 200 U.S. and international patents and founder of several technology-based companies, will meet with a small group of faculty and upper-school students who have demonstrated an interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Then at 1:40, he will speak to the SPSG junior class and students in the Design Tech elective course, which is coordinated with St. Paul’s School.

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  • Investiture of Penny Bach Evins at St. Paul’s School for Girls

    September 26, 2013: St. Paul’s School for Girls celebrated the investiture of Penny Bach Evins on Wednesday, September 25. Mrs. Evins is the tenth Head of School. While she officially took over the reins of the school on July 1, 2013, she was honored with a special ceremony at the school attended by all students, faculty, and special guests, including Mrs. Evins’ family, trustees of the school, alumnae, former faculty, and friends of the school.

    Participants in the program included former Head of School, Lila B. Lohr; and current Headmaster of St. Paul’s School, David Faus. Two of Mrs. Evins’ former colleagues and mentors, Patricia “Lolly” Hand, former dean of students at Choate Rosemary Hall, and Paul Tines, Dean of the Art, Isidore Newman School, talked about Mrs. Evins life, her role as an educator, and her role as a leader.

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  • Dr. Christian Isichei Speaks is Chapel Guest at St. Paul’s School for Girls

    September 23, 2013 - Famed Nigerian doctor Christian Isichei will be guest speaker at St. Paul’s School for Girls’ chapel on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 7:55 a.m. Dr. Isichei is well known internationally for his work with AIDS victims in the Faith Alive Hospital, which he founded in 1996.

    He is also the founding coordinator of the Faith Alive Foundation – Nigeria, a non-governmental, non-profit medical and social services center, which treats thousands of patients. Dr. Isichei is the subject of the book Faith Alive, Stories of Hope and Healing from an African Doctor and His Hospital by Erika Wiebe Nossokoff. A pathologist, he committed himself to bringing improved health care to his people in Nigeria, especially the poor. He works closely with his wife, Mercy, who is a surgeon. Dr. Isichei lives in Jos, Nigeria, with his family.

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