An Inside Look into Blair Bowls for Service Club

Blair Academy junior Elizabeth Negvesky recently started the Blair Bowls for Service Club. She hopes that it will help her peers strengthen their ceramics skills and enable them to support charities, like Local Share, Norwescap, and our very own Blair in Kenya. The bowls donated to Local Share and Norwescap are sold to benefit food insecure families in New Jersey while the others are sold at Blair’s Arts for Kenya event in the spring to support Blair in Kenya.

Elizabeth’s idea for this club was inspired by the Day of Service project that Mrs. Sykes runs, in which students create ceramic bowls to be sold to raise funds for different charities. Elizabeth has been participating in that project since her freshman year. She then took her passion one step further by making ceramics mugs to sell for charity as her LEADS project.

Elizabeth’s interest in ceramics began freshmen year when she took the class to satisfy her fine arts requirement, but she didn’t expect to fall in love with the artform. Since then she has improved her skills. She has won two national awards and she recently started teaching ceramics to second and third graders at her country club.

The first meeting for Blair Bowls of Service will be after Winter Break. If you are interested in joining, email Elizabeth at

June Dinias

June Dinias ’20 is an editor and writer that has been on the Oracle since her Freshman year. She has explored writing about various topics, focusing on art, food, and culture. She also manages our instagram account. Outside of the Oracle, June is an AP photo student and a yearbook staff member.