Meet the best and brightest high school seniors in the state.
2020 Academic All-StarsMay 1, 2020
Vol 45 • No 33
These students made the final round of judging for the 2020 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star team.
Here are the students nominated to be Academic All-Stars.
The third-year pediatric resident was working in the ER at Children’s (masked, following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines) when she was told she needed to quarantine. That was March 26. She was released from isolation April 11.
The strategy "allowed us to procure large quantities of PPE for Arkansas that some other states who went the traditional route don’t have. We didn’t want to go to the well with everyone else, so instead we went to the creek,” UAMS procurement head said.
"This whole situation is nothing anyone thought we’d ever do when we signed up to be a nurse,” Elizabeth Sullivan said. “Right now, I kind of equate it to, if this was a war and I was a soldier.”
While The Observer was never quite a “people person,” more likely to spend time with characters in books and films than with flesh-and-blood folks unless they’re kin or married into our little circle, we find that we have come to miss shared social experiences quite a bit during this thing, locked down as we are here in The Observatory with Spouse and Junior, two crazy cats and whatever volunteer critters are making those scratching, skittering noises we’ve heard coming from the crawlspace.
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"I kind of lean towards beauty — to me, beauty carries more weight," Adewumi said. "Women have some kind of energy. … To me, they speak volumes more."
The Arkansas Times asked to see your masks, and here’s what you came up with.