South Philadelphia High School student wins Princeton University award
Duong Nghe Ly co-founded the Asian Student Association of Philadelphia, and has been to the White House. Later this month, he’ll head to a regional ceremony at St. Joe’s University to accept an award.
Ly is the recipient of the Princeton Prize on Race Relations in recognition of his work to unite students after attacks at South Philadelphia High School targeted Asian students.
The Inquirer reports the annual prize is given to students from each of the 23 regions around the country, and comes with $1,000.
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