New Canaan High School

Students foster African school connection

Three New Canaan High School students have donated $1,000 toward solar panels for a school that works with vulnerable students. Shea Smith, Megan Rigione and John Renda met with African teacher Evalyn Wakhusama at Saxe Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 7, as part of a project called the Nambale Connection. The project was recognized as one of three Wilburn Fellowship finalists, “based on the projects adherence to the fellowship’s charter,” according to a letter signed by the three students. “The fellowship’s mission is to pick projects that foster an understanding among groups or communities.

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