Aimee Nezhukumatathil Visits as Bingham Writer

Upper and Middle School students enjoyed a visit from poet and essayist Aimee Nezhukumatathil, the fall’s Bingham Visiting Writer, who told them, “Wonder is when you’re learning and it makes you smile.” She spent time in classrooms with creative-writing students and shared some of the work from her collection World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments.

Building a Legacy

“If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased.” – Maya Angelou, author

Building a legacy requires quiet determination and bold vision. The individuals featured in this issue possess those qualities, having brought new ideas, direction, and change into the lives of others and into their communities.