Lizzie Takyi ’13 Receives Moxie Award

Mr. Bates honored Elizabeth “Lizzie” Takyi ’13 with a Moxie Award on Monday morning, recognizing her for her bravery in getting up to perform a hip-hop dance on stage (alone!) for Open House.

After her performance, she invited the audience to come up on stage to learn the moves with her, and consequently, around thirty students, faculty children, and visiting guests jumped on stage to dance with her. It was a beautiful moment that highlighted both Lizzie's ability to demonstrate her own talent and also draw in and include the rest of the community, teaching them something new and fun. We're proud of her initiative and creativity; as Mr. Bates said, “That's leadership!”