Athens Academy’s Model United Nations team spent February 14-16, 2020, participating in the annual high school Model UN conference hosted by the UGA collegiate team. Over 20 schools from across the Southeast were in attendance. Athens Academy’s team included 39 Upper School students representing the countries of Algeria, Bhutan, Brazil, and Peru.
Congratulations to the following winners from Athens Academy:
Anjali Patel '20 and Kamara Adogu '20 - Honorable Mention Delegation, (Algeria) General Assembly 3rd Committee
Michael Klass '22 - Distinguished Delegate, (Brazil) Organization of American States
Ingrid Nilsson '22 - Distinguished Delegate, (Sir Lancelot) King Arthur's Court Crisis Committee
Winners for Best Position Paper in each of their committees:
Elizabeth Marx '22 and Imana Adogu '22, (Peru) World Health Organization
Carrington Cargill '23, (Peru) Organization of American States
Lizzie Walker '21, (Algeria) Organization of Islamic Cooperation
Join us for Luminaria, our celebration of the arts!
Luminaria Tuesday, February 25 - 7:30 p.m. The Foundry at The Graduate Athens Join us for Luminaria, Athens Academy's annual celebration of the arts, featuring performances by members of the orchestra, band, and chorus as well as original poetry and visual art. Admission is free and everyone is invited to join us at The Foundry at The Graduate Athens.
Last Saturday, February 8, eight Athens Academy Middle School students traveled to the Alliance Academy of Innovation in Cumming for the Northeast Georgia chapter competition for Mathcounts. Eighth graders Matt Can, Anvesha Das, and David Liu, and seventh graders Leo Gabarra, Kartik Menke, Zubin Tongia, Joshua Xie, and Jack Yu represented Athens Academy.
This year, Athens Academy fielded two Mock Trial teams—the Green Team and the White Team. Both teams performed exceptionally well on Saturday, February 1. The Green team ranked third in the region and is advancing to the District competition at the UGA Law School on Saturday, February 22.
On Friday, November 8, Athens Academy was proud to be recognized as the #2 private high school for STEM education in the state of Georgia by Newsweek magazine’s “Top STEM High Schools 2020” edition. Athens Academy ranked #10 in the state for all schools (public and private) and #415 in the entire country, and Athens Academy is the only school in Oconee and Clarke Counties to rank in the top 1,400 of the list of 5,000 schools. Click here for more information and the full listing.