Our annual Spring event this year features two honored guests from National: Dr. Paul Beresford-Hill CBE, National Chairman; and Ms. Karen Karpowich, Interim Executive Director. Following his remarks, Dr. Beresford-Hill will offer a toast to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on her 93rd birthday.
Ms. Karpowich will provide updates on a variety of national ESU programs as well as the future direction
of the ESU. She will also provide her thoughts on the present state of National's relationship with its
branches and how she sees the relationship evolving in future years.
Maggie Monaghan, Boston Branch Winner of the 2019 National High School Shakespeare Competition will
perform her award-winning monologue and sonnet and will offer reflections on her experience participating in
the National competition at Lincoln Center.
Anthony Polito, Law School professor at Suffolk University will provide comments on the 200th birthday of
Queen Victoria and her legacy for today's monarchy.
The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.
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