Junior Kassie Rivera organized a support group for teenage siblings of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder in her New York City neighborhood last summer as part of Loomis Chaffee’s Norton Fellowship program.
Norton Fellows Program
The Norton Fellows program is designed to offer a select group of Loomis students the opportunity to pursue their interests and become more engaged with their local communities over the summer break.
Junior Kavya Kolli drew on her experience as a karate black belt to give self-defense instruction to school girls living near her grandparents' home in rural India last summer.
"I wanted to find a way to help others using the karate I've studied for many years," Kavya said.
December 20, 2018— "How to really talk about adoption," featuring Norton Fellow Olivia Malcolmson '20 appears in The Boston Globe.
On April 24, senior Anya Sastry unveiled "Frontliners: Fighting for Environmental Justice," a documentary film she made as a Norton Fellows summer project about the disproportionate impact of climate change on underserved communities. The film was released to coincide with Loomis Chaffee’s Earth Week celebration.
Senior Ethan Levinbook expanded upon a mentoring program for young musicians that he’d originated in 2017, to include students with limited access to music instruction as part of his Norton Fellowship.