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Civic Engagement Seminars Conclude

The Upper School Civic Engagement Seminars concluded on Feb. 8 with numerous activities, lessons, speakers, and field trips to help students deepen their understanding of contemporary issues. Wasted World: Reducing Consumption and Waste seminar traveled to P&G to learn about the materials used in some of their products. The Black Joy, LGBTQIA+ History and Advocacy, Religion and Social Justice, and Gender Roles – Who Needs Them? seminars met with Rev. Derek Terry in The Schiff Center and worked on advocacy ideas based on their seminar topic. Public Health: Nutrition and Exercise made exercise videos for Lower School students and led a Zumba class for Lotspeich students. Addition and the Community met with members of the Montgomery County Sheriff Department to learn about their efforts fighting the opioid epidemic in Dayton. The Paradox of Food Waste and Food Deserts in the Cincinnati Community heard from Culinary Innovation Manager John Snyder about the methods Seven Hills uses to reduce food waste on campus. Newly elected Hamilton County Judge Jennifer Kinsley gave the keynote speech about the importance of voting in down ballot elections and the power judges hold.