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  • History Department Chair Deirdre Williamson Wins 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award!

    The Distinguished Teaching Endowment was created in 1983 as a tribute to Clarence Bruner-Smith, Dudley M. Maxim ’32, and Frank G. Smith. In 1988, the Alumni Association decided to establish an annual award to a teacher who has taught at Trinity for ten years or more, exemplifies the history and traditions of the School, and who has demonstrated excellence in teaching. The prize, now known as the Greenberg Family-Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Prize, was increased to $10,000 in 2004.
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  • Jamel Brinkley published in summer issue of "Ploughshares"

    Faculty News: Jamel Brinkley, Upper School Teacher of English from 2009-2013, has a story, "Comfort," featured online in the summer 2020 issue of "Ploughshares" magazine. He is the author of the acclaimed short story collection "A Lucky Man," the recipient of numerous honors including the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in Fiction, and a finalist for the 2019 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
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  • Karen Shepard ’83 published in summer issue of "Ploughshares"

    Alumna News: Karen Shepard ’83 has a new story, "Consent," in the summer 2020 issue of “Ploughshares,” an award-winning journal of new writing. She is delighted to have her story published alongside her daughter's debut publication. Karen identifies as Chinese-American and was born and raised in New York City. She is the author of four novels and currently teaches at Williams College.
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