Ninde Scholars celebrate start of school year

Photos by Eleanor Helper | Kendal Publicity Plugs

Current and aspiring Ninde Scholars from the Oberlin Schools gathered Sept. 27 at Heiser Auditorium at Kendal at Oberlin for a reception marking the beginning of the school year. Susan Pavlus, director of the Ninde Scholars program and assistant director for the Bonner Center for Learning and Education, welcomed the attendees. Katie Hayes, college access coordinator, introduced the aspiring Ninde Scholars including five students in seventh grade, five in eighth grade, and six in ninth grade. There are 12 Oberlin High School juniors and 10 seniors in the Ninde program, which pairs tutors and learners as well as providing help with college and financial aid preparation.