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SM East student Lauren Winston wins Princeton Prize for Race Relations

SM East junior Lauren Winston gets a hug from principal John McKinney after being announced as this year’s Kansas City region winner of the Princeton Prize for Race Relations. Photo credit Diana Percy.

Next weekend, Shawnee Mission East junior Lauren Winston will be headed to Princeton University to meet with a highly select group of 26 other high schoolers from across the country who have been recognized for their initiative in helping foster positive relationships between people of different races.

As the Kansas City region’s 2018 winner of the annual Princeton Prize in Race Relations, Winston has the opportunity to participate in the Princeton Symposium on Race, to be held in New Jersey April 27 and 28.

At a ceremony Wednesday night at the Plaza offices of Polsinelli, Winston was honore...

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