Bob Votruba encourages people to be compassionate toward one another with his "kindness" bus Jane Bimson photos

Recipient of a prestigious Fulbright fellowship
Christin Aucapina has been awarded a fellowship through the prestigious United States Fulbright Student program, through which she will teach English at a university in Brazil for a year. Christine Sampson

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Katy Graves is now making $224,562 as the superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District. Christine Sampson

Architect’s hiring greeted with vigorous criticism
Roger Smith, a principal with BBS Architects and Engineers, assisted Pamela Bicket, a member of the Springs School facilities committee, at a meeting last year. Christine Sampson

Bella Tarbet, a Springs School seventh grader, won second place in the 2-D mixed media category. Ellen Watson photos
Ares Jenkins, a Springs School fourth grader, was named a winner in the art and poetry category.
Ella Miller, a Montauk School fifth grader, tied for first place in the 3-D mixed media category.
Devon Brown, an East Hampton High School senior, won first place in the drawing category.