Vice President Biden Makes Surprise Visit - 5/17/13
Vice President Joseph Biden, an alumnus from the class of 1961, made a surprise visit to Archmere Academy this afternoon. The Vice President stopped to talk to students and teachers in The Patio, the original classroom building and historic mansion on Archmere's campus, and to share stories from his time at Archmere. He shared with the students how the faculty at Archmere helped him to overcome a stutter that he had as an adolescent. "I owe Archmere so much," he said. "The priests at Archmere gave me the confidence to speak."
Archmere Junior Earns Spot in Student Leaders Internship Program
Archmere junior Jacqueline Sinnott was one of 5 high school students chosen in the state of Delaware for the 2013 Bank of America Student Leaders Program. Approximately 70 Delaware high school students applied and there are a little over 200 chosen nationwide. During this 8-week paid internship, Jacqueline will work at the Latin American Community Center for 35 hours a week. The program culminates in a trip to Washington, D.C. for the National Leadership Summit in July.