Meet the Team

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of David Hodgson

    Mr. David Hodgson 

    Assistant Head for Student Experience / Senior Associate Director of Admissions
    (802) 869-6258
    St. Lawrence University - BA
  • Photo of Brian Gilloran

    Mr. Brian Gilloran 

    Dean of Student Life / 10th Grade Class Dean / Head Coach, Boys' Varsity Soccer
    (802) 869-6273
    St. Lawrence University - BA
  • Photo of Caitlin Holton

    Ms. Caitlin Holton 

    Assistant Dean of Student Life / 11th Grade Class Dean/Equestrian
    (802) 869-6284
    University of Vermont - BA
  • Photo of Meredith Friel

    Ms. Meredith Friel 

    Digital Arts Faculty / 12th Grade & PG Class Dean / Assistant Coach, Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse
    Kenyon College - BA
  • Photo of Nate Williams

    Mr. Nate Williams 

    Science Faculty / 9th Grade Class Dean / Director of Outdoor Programs
    Castleton State College - MA
    Castleton University - BS
Student Life

The VA Community

Our community is center to every we do at Vermont Academy and makes us a place like no other. By providing a small and supportive community our students feel known and are encouraged to grow and discover their voice. The lessons we impart in the classroom and dorms, on the fields and stage, provide our students with an education for life.
"Vermont Academy to me is all about community. The main reason I chose VA and the main reason I love it is because of our accepting, friendly, caring community. Whether it be students, coaches, or teachers, everyone is always there to support you and help you with whatever you need." - Zoee ’19

Campus News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Intro to 3D Art Installation in Fuller Hall

    The Intro to 3D class recently completed an installation based on the work of Lee Bontecou who, according to MoMA, is an "American sculptor and printmaker and a pioneer figure in the New York art world. 
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  • January Arts Spotlight: Mia Hennum ’22

    In the past year and a half at Vermont Academy, Mia Hennum ’22 has participated in basically all of the performing arts VA has to offer. She has starred in multiple shows, is part of the dance team, she sings in the vocal ensemble and was a member of the Fall Morning Mist team. 
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  • Seventh Annual 24-Hour Play Festival

    On January 11th and 12th, Vermont Academy held the seventh annual 24-Hour Play Festival. The 24-hour clock began on Saturday at 7 p.m. with all participants gathering in the Nita Choukas Theater to receive their assignments, themes, and props.
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