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‘Maria Ressa Auditorium’ Honors Nobel Prize Winner’s Toms River Ties

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — When Maria Ressa was a student at Toms River High School North, she spent a lot of time in the auditorium, performing with the orchestra and with the drama club.

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Toms River North to name auditorium after Nobel Prize winning graduate, Maria Ressa

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Toms River North High School will name their auditorium after their Nobel Prize winning graduate, Maria Ressa. The Board of Education unanimously passed the resolution for the renaming, as well as for naming another building for former superintendent Albert J. Dietrich.

Ressa, Class of ’82, is an internationally renowned journalist and co-founder of the website Rappler.com, an online news site based in the Philippines. She also attended Princeton University.


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