Notre Dame Academy's Upper School team placed second at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals for Problem 2 Division 3. The Upper School team includes: Madison Colletta, Kate Lemons, Matthew Lemons, CG Sigman, Elizabeth Slack.
Notre Dame Academy nominated five students and had four semi-finalists for the Governor's Honors Program (GHP): Julia Brosas for Theatre Performance, William Barcena for Social Studies, CG Sigman for Communicative Arts, and Elizabeth Slack for Science. GHP noted that over 3,000 students were nominated to state level competition and over 1,600 of them participated in this year's state/audition process. William Barcena achieved finalist status for Social Studies, Elizabeth Slack achieved finalist status for Science, and CG Sigman is an alternate for Communicative Arts.
Sophomore, CG Sigman, and junior, Caroline Vallance, have been accepted to display one piece of artwork each in the Metro Atlanta High School Exhibit at the High Museum, on view from May 30-July 7. There is a reception for the exhibition on June 10 from 1:30-2:30 pm in The Greene Family Education Center at the High. This is a huge honor as they will be representing ND Academy's Visual Arts department in this city-wide, annual exhibit.
Each year the University of Georgia, in conjunction with the State Department of Education, recognizes Georgia Certificate of Merit Scholars across the state of Georgia. To qualify for this prestigious award, students must rank in the top five percent of their junior class and be enrolled in college preparatory curriculum. Notre Dame Academy Merit Scholars for this year are William Barcena and Andrew McElroy. Congratulations William and Andrew!
ND Academy's Middle School Boys and Girls Track Teams both placed 2nd in the NAML Middle School Track Championship. A number of runners placed in individual events as well. Congratulations to all of our track student-athletes.
ND Academy 9th graders, Rohan and Tatiana, recently delivered a $3,000 check to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital! The students organized a Fight Cancer Fair in October to raise money for the cancer research hospital.