Structural inequities already exist in public schools and the Covid-19 pandemic appear to have increased the disparity in the education that students who live in different demographic areas receive.
Adway Wadekar, 17, is an established social scientist, skilled journalist, and impassioned community leader. Inspired by the intersection of math and history, Adway likes journalism for the analytical, factual approach to telling his community's story. He is currently documenting his town of Westboro's history within the Photographer in Residence program and conducts research for a professor at Harvard Medical School. He will be a senior at St. John’s High School. Shrewsbury in the fall. BY KENZIE URBANO