The varsity soccer teams at Vermont Academy both had seasons worth celebrating this year.
The Girls’ Varsity Soccer team had an impressive run, becoming the runners-up in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class D finals after a 3-2 win against the Montrose School in the semifinals, finishing with a Class D record of 9-1. It was an impressive triumph for VA, considering the team was the #5 seed in the NEPSAC tournament, while Montrose was in the #1 slot.
On Tuesday, November 14, Vermont Academy held its annual Fall Athletics and Afternoon Activities Awards during Formal Meal in Shepardson Center. It was a great night of celebrating student achievements at the end of a successful fall season. Students were dressed their best, teams sat together at tables, and each coach/activity leader took to the podium to speak highly of their team.
The Vermont Academy Performing Arts Department presented their fall show over the weekend, performing the one-act comedy This Is a Test in Vermont Academy’s Nita Choukas Theater at the Horowitz Performing Arts Hall, which explores the inner workings of the mind while one endures test anxiety.
Congratulations to two exceptional basketball players, Azmar Abdullah ’24 and Chike Ndefo ’24, for signing their National Letter of Intent. Both players committed to play NCAA Division I Basketball at their respective schools. Azmar will attend Boston University and Chike is heading to Towson University. Both athletes have made significant impressions on Vermont Academy as wonderful members of the community.
Thanks to the Bob '37 and Beth Campbell Endowment Fund for the Arts and Lecture Series, students at Vermont Academy were recently treated to an all-things-art field trip to the Clark Art Institute and Williams College Museum in Williamstown, MA, and the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT. The entire 9th-grade class and the members of the Honors Advanced Art class were in attendance, including Visual Arts Chair Lisa Eckhardt McNealus ’79. “A return to large-scale field trips felt amazing”, she said. “For students to be able to see world-class art in person and to experience such welcoming museums is an invaluable addition to what we offer on campus.