Seniors Recognized by National Merit

Seven members of Athens Academy’s Class of 2021 have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program based on their performance on the October 2019 PSAT/NMSQT.  Congratulations to Kitty Fan, Kavya Menke, Alex Oh, and Katherine Woody, all of whom have been named National Merit Semi-finalists. As semi-finalists, these students represent the top 1-2% of the highest scoring seniors across the country.
In addition, three seniors have been recognized as National Merit Commended Students, representing the top 3-4% of the highest scorers across the country. Congratulations to Sarah Collins, Ben Cuneo, and Edward Nichols.

Students Inducted into Cum Laude Society

Today seventeen members of Athens Academy’s Class of 2021 were inducted into The Cum Laude Society in recognition of their commitment to superior scholastic achievement throughout Upper School. The tenth annual Cabaniss Lecture, which preceded the ceremony, was given by Mr. Richard Patterson, longtime Athens Academy biology teacher, science department chair, faculty advisor to the Student Judiciary Board, and track coach.
As the secondary school equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa, The Cum Laude Society recognizes superior academic achievement and sound character. Congratulations to inductees Charlie Chisolm, Sarah Collins, Eli Condie, Ellie Crosland, Ben Cuneo, McKenzie Elrod, Xinyuan Fan, Dru Hunt, Kate Kleiber, Malcolm Marett, Kavya Menke, Will Morris, Alex Oh, Lewis Scruggs, Anan Shen, Lucy Waugh, and Katherine Woody.
These students represent some of Athens Academy’s best and brightest. They are leaders, athletes, artists, actors, volunteers, and more. This fall they will attend the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley College, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Washington.

Class of 2021 Awards

College Choices

The members of the Class of 2021 are attending these 42 different colleges and universities across 20 states.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Agnes Scott College
Auburn University
Berry College
Clemson University
College of Charleston
Columbia University
Duke University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Georgia College and State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Military College
Georgia Southern University
Hawai'i Pacific University
Kennesaw State University
Macalester College
New York University
Piedmont University
Rhodes College
Savannah College of Art & Design 
Sewanee: The University of the South
Texas Christian University
Tulane University of Louisiana
University of Alabama
University of Georgia
University of Michigan
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
University of Montevallo
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Georgia
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Tennessee
University of Utah
University of Virginia
University of Washington
William and Mary
Wellesley College
Wofford College
Young Harris College

College Colors Day 2020

Excellence with Honor

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