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Briarcliff High School Students Attend Assembly on the Importance of Character

“Every single one of you is a superstar is some way – you have an ability that is unique to you,” Mark Leinweaver told Briarcliff High School students at a recent assembly in the gymnasium.

A Major League Baseball sports agent who grew up in Yorktown Heights, Mr. Leinweaver shared his philosophy with the students about why character matters in school and in life.

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Students Attend Assembly on Why Kindness Matters

Free hugs, anyone?

Students in grades six through 11 at Briarcliff Middle and High School attended an assembly last week called “Why Kindness Matters.”

The assembly was presented by Ken Nwadike Jr., a motivational speaker and peace activist, also known as the “Free Hugs Guy.”

Mr. Nwadike, who attempts to connect with people in areas of conflict, shared with the students his life story and what motivated him to become a peace activist.

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