UPCOMING EVENTS

Ramona Convent presents Alexander Hamilton Exhibit

Ramona students Nicole Gonzalez, Angelica Jones, Noemi Fierros, and Emily Silva stop by the library to view the Alexander Hamilton exhibit.

 

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has brought Alexander Hamilton to Ramona Convent with the national traveling exhibition Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary. The exhibit will be on display in the Ramona Convent campus library through March 7.

The exhibition, funded in part by the Rockefeller Foundation, examines Hamilton's important role in the Revolutionary War and founding period. More than any other founder, Hamilton foresaw the way we live now. In his Federalist Papers, he advocated ratification of the Constitution. As Treasury Secretary, he oversaw the adoption of a national currency; and, as an economist, he recognized the importance of trade and commerce in building a strong nation.

Freshmen Nicole Gonzalez was excited to see the panels. Hamilton, the musical, inspired her to learn more about that time in history by reading the acclaimed biography Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary, by Martha Brockenbrough. "I loved reading each panel! They tie together everything I learned in the book and heard on the Broadway soundtrack," said Nicole. 

For more information on the exhibition or other special events happening in the library, contact Aniko Tegtmeier, director of Library Services, at 626-282-4151.

 Ramona is a welcoming Catholic college-prep high school for girls in grades 9 through twelve. Ramona graduates face the future with an extraordinary education, a global vision fueled by Catholic values, an independent spirit, confident leadership skills, the support of their Ramona sisters, and the strength of a legacy of more than 129 years of excellence.

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