Shanelle Davis will be the first black valedictorian to graduate Benjamin Cardozo High School. Davis, who will be the first in her family to earn a higher degree, will attend Harvard University starting in the fall.
Elsa Alvarado, a resident of Glendale, received the National Youth Award in the education category from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation for her extracurricular activities and high academic performance.
Anja Malesevic came to the U.S. in search of the American Dream, but she turned out to be the fantasy of every volleyball team. Malesevic, who emigrated from Serbia in August, is finishing her senior year of high school at Benjamin Cardozo and is making waves as one of the city’s top volleyball players this […]
Scholars at Benjamin Cardozo High School are up in arms over an apparent $400,000 slash to programs cutting into the school’s Advanced Placement courses. “I think it’s ridiculous,” said senior Student Organization President Tom Dinegar. “We should not have to settle for less.” Students and local leaders said internal bookkeeping errors by the city’s Department […]
Year: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Walters didn’t do much in his first regular season with the Judges. His playoff contributions, however, won’t be soon forgotten. After scoring just 3.3 points per game in 18 league games, losing his spot as the backup point guard to freshman Chris Gayot, he took advantage of a second chance. In […]
Sport: Basketball Year: Senior In his second year at Cardozo, Toussaint is finally finding his groove. The undersized 6-foot-3 power forward put forth one of his finer performances Tuesday afternoon, leading the Judges to a 77-66 win over Thomas Edison with 19 points and 10 rebounds. It was his latest stellar outing. Over the weekend, […]
Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Fields is finding his scoring rhythm at just the right time. The Iona College-bound 6-foot-1 combo guard lit up San Diego for 24 points, six rebounds and four assists in the Judges’ 71-49 win as part of the Big Apple Basketball Invitational at Baruch College. He also had 12 points, nine […]
Sonam Lama, a 16-year-old senior at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, will be one of five representatives from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to push the button, signaling the lowering of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball, and help lead the 60-second countdown to 2015.