Student-Led Book Drive Donates Books for School in Ghana

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Parent Alumni George and Esi Djan had reached out to the HISP office asking if students could help a fellow student in Ghana collect books for her local elementary school.  

HISP Students Caroline Fairman and Karina Clark organized a book drive and was able to collect eleven boxes to be shipped to Ghana. 

Talented Sacramento Scholar Headed To Harvard

Article The ObserverBy Genoa Barrow

The oldest daughter of Ethiopian immigrants, Eden Getahun, has her eye on the prize.

The first generation college student is heading to Harvard University next month having recently graduated from C.K. McClatchy High School. 

Before heading off to Boston, Ms. Getahun is wrapping up her participation in the 2021 Greater Sacramento Bank of America Student Leaders program. The Students Leaders program is designed to give youth access to career skills-building opportunities that give them a head start in a fast-changing job market. 

Tiny Food Pantry; McClatchy Grad Uses Stem to Feed Her Community

Article Inside SacramentoBy Jessica Laskey

“After speaking with my mom and teachers, we came up with an idea based on those little libraries people have in their neighborhoods. It would be socially distanced, people could come and go as needed, and it would inevitably help the community, even though I couldn’t physically be there.”