Esty BharierAWARDS – Esther (Esty) Bharier, a rising senior at Providence Country Day School, received The Harvard Club of Rhode Island Book Award, which is given to the outstanding student in the junior class who displays excellence in scholarship and high character, combined with achievement in other fields. Bharier, who writes occasionally for The Jewish Voice, also received the Award for Excellence in Spanish and was inducted into the Cum Laude Honor Society in April. Founded in 1906, the Cum Laude Society honors scholastic achievement in secondary schools and, in addition to distinguishing themselves academically, its members must consistently demonstrate good character, honor and integrity in all aspects of school life.