Legacy of Grace Rett, Holy Cross student killed in crash, to live on through athletic and education center

Everything Grace Rett did in life was rooted in the Our Lady of the Valley Regional School, and Grace did a lot, from breaking a world record in rowing to signing and playing cello at church and going on adventures with her younger sister.

“Just from the minute she got here she loved school, the teachers … it’s like a magical place. It’s full of love and she was so well educated, so well prepared for high school and beyond, and her faith was nurtured,” Grace’s mother Mary Jo Rett recalled Wednesday, sitting with her family in the small Central Massachusetts school that made such a lasting impact for her daughter.

Grace attended Our Lady of the Valley in her hometown of Uxbridge from kindergarten through her eighth-grade graduation. Though the school shaped Grace into a woman with big ambitions, there was one thing missing: a gymnasium for basketball.

Now,

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OP Jindal Global University celebrates life & legacy of late Pritam Singh

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New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a leadership colloquium in memory of Padma Shri awardee, late Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, C. Raj Kumar, said, “Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and institutions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.”

In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a celebration of social impact created, particularly through education. He

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JGU celebrates Legacy of Padma Shri Dr Pritam Singh With Leadership Colloquium

Sonipat, 5 October, 2020: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a Leadership Colloquium on the theme ‘Understanding the Social Responsibility of Business’, in memory of Late Padma Shri Professor (Dr.) Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, said, “Dr. Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and instittuions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.” In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a

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Pflugerville teacher laid to rest but family hopes her legacy lives on through school namesake

The longtime Pflugerville special education teacher was laid to rest after a four-year battle with esophageal cancer.

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — A longtime Pflugerville ISD teacher sadly lost her battle to cancer but her name is now in running to be the namesake of Pflugerville Independent School District’s Elementary 22. 

Jessica Carpenter was laid to rest Sunday. 

“We had gotten the diagnosis news back in 2016 in October,” said Jessica’s husband, Aaron Carpenter. 

It was a diagnosis that no husband wants to hear: his wife of over a decade had Stage IV esophageal cancer. 

“[Jessica] went through and did treatment on a continual basis, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and some radiation,” said Aaron Carpenter.

Doctors told the couple that she had only three months to live but they were wrong. 

The teacher of 20 years continued to pour into her students at Brookhollow Elementary for four more years, all while fighting cancer. While

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