The Class of 2018 is pleased to host its third and final American Red Cross Blood Drive of the school year. To make an appointment, please email Brian Olson or call 706-433-2376. Click here to use RapidPass for faster processing. We hope you will join us and make a difference in someone's life! Thank you!
Zainub Ali '19 Chosen for Governor's Honors Program
Athens Academy is pleased to announce that junior Zainub Ali has been selected to participate in the 2018 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. Zainub’s area of study will be social studies.
A member of the National Honor Society, Zainub is currently the student body vice president and will serve as student body president next year as a senior. She participated in the Youth Leadership Athens program last year and was Athens Academy’s HOBY representative last summer in addition to attending the HOBY World Youth Leadership Congress in Chicago. Earlier this school year, Zainub attended the Global Women in STEM Leadership Summit in Atlanta. She has been a member of the Interact Club since ninth grade and serves on the Watson Brown Junior Board and the Oconee State Bank Junior Board.
Eighteen members of Athens Academy’s Class of 2018 were tapped for membership in The Cum Laude Society on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The eighth annual Cabaniss Lecture, which preceded the ceremony, was given by Dink NeSmith, co-owner and president of Athens-based Community Newspapers Inc., publisher of more than two dozen newspapers in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.
As the secondary school equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa, The Cum Laude Society recognizes superior academic achievement and sound character. Congratulations to inductees Reed Barkley, Malia Busenitz, Ryan Chen, Joe Colley, Emily Elder, Lauren Geiser, Matt Geisler, Liam Harvey, Grace Hicks, Sara Irvine, Ryan Iyer, Maggie Jordan, Reeya Patel, Sanam Patel, James Patrignani, Cardy Pennington, Emmaline Smith, and Vinson Wang.
Congratulations to the Athens Academy Middle School Chorus for their performance at the Large Group Performance Evaluation on Friday, March 23, at Jackson County High School. The chorus, comprised of 25 students from grades 6 through 8, received a “Superior” rating in the performance category and “Excellent” rating in sight reading!
The members of the AA Middle School Chorus include eighth graders Imana Adogu, Luisa Bertioli, Annie Blanks, Landrum Brown, Emily Coggins, Lauren Coker, Henry Crowder, Ava Grace Lord, Sara Mack Lowe, Harper Purcell, and Addison Ollendick-Smith; seventh graders Josie Acosta, Jenna Cao, Lucie Claire Corbett, Annsley Flack, Emma Hooper, Seager Hunt, Mary Miller, Parker Pape, Ethan Caspary Poucher, and Jocelyn Weiner; and sixth graders Jiya Patel, Elizabeth Raeber, Katie Scott, and Neela Sudhagar.
Congratulations to sophomore Charlotte Luke, who took first place in the "Argumentative Essay" category at the Georgia High School Association State Literary Competition! The competition was held on Saturday, March 17, at Georgia Military College. Charlotte was accompanied by Literary Team faculty sponsor Marlana Street as well as family members. Way to go, Spartan!