HOLLISWOOD, NEW YORK - March 5, 2009- The March of Dimes, Nelson Rosenthal Convocation review committee selected the essay of YUHSG ninth grader Bracha Lamm entitled "Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis : Novel Scientific Advances with Novel Societal Responsibilities' for the 1st place winner of Level 2 (9-10 grade). The essay answered the question in a comprehensive and well thought out format.

On March 11, 2009, at the Nelson Rosenthal Convocation at the New York University, Bracha will be given the award of $400 and the school will recieve a banner to acknowledge the award winning work.

For more information please contact Mrs. Rochelle Brand, Head of School via phone 718-479-8550 or via email brand@yuhsg.org

About Yeshiva University High School for Girls

The Samuel H. Wang High School for Girls is located in the Holliswood section of Queens, NY. The student body of about 275 young women in grades 9-12 comes from the tri-state area, but represents a cultural diversity of young women from the US, Russia, Iran and Israel.

The Yeshiva University High Schools has as its educational mission to teach and perpetuate the values of Torah and secular studies. We are thus dedicated to preparing our students for adulthood both as knowledgeable and committed Jews and as broadly educated, intellectually curious, and caring members of the general society. The High Schools provides a challenging academic program in an atmosphere that encourages adherence to the traditional ideals and practices of Orthodox Judaism.

The Yeshiva University High School for Girls is accredited both by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools and by the Regents of the State University of New York.



Yeshiva University High School for Girls
86-86 Palo Alto Street
Holliswood, New York 11423
718-479-8550 Phone
718-479-8686 Fax

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