Archmere juniors Alexandra Cuoco and Elle Nash are members of the Young Friends of ChristianaCare organization, a group of 50 high school student volunteers from around the state who were honored this month at the DuPont Country Club. The volunteers collected more than 6,000 books for the pediatric unit of ChristianaCare hospital and were recognized with a Youth in Philanthropy Award.
Abigail Kates, senior at Archmere Academy, signed her National Letter of Intent to join Bucknell University’s Track and Field team on November 14, 2019. Bucknell University is a Division 1 athletic program located in Lewisburg, PA. A multi-sport athlete since freshman year, Abby has been a standout on both the volleyball court and the track at Archmere.
Andrew Rosenbaum, senior at Archmere Academy, signed his National Letter of Intent to join the University of South Carolina’s soccer team on November 14, 2019. University of South Carolina is a Division 1 athletic program located in Columbia, SC. A varsity soccer player since he was a freshman, this fall Andrew was recognized as a 2019 USA Today Preseason All-USA soccer player and a High School All-American.
After trailing No. 4 Newark High School, 1-0, at the half in their DIAA Division II semifinal match, Archmere junior Gavin Fanning scored off an assist from senior Andrew Rosenbaum in the 76th minute to send the Auks to the state championship game on Saturday. Archmere will play Wilmington Friends at 5:00pm at Dover High School for the Division II title.
Jack Nielsen, senior at Archmere Academy, signed his National Letter of Intent to join East Stroudsburg University’s baseball team on November 14, 2019. East Stroudsburg University (ESU) is a Division II athletic program located in East Stroudsburg, PA that competes in the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.Jack will be continuing his academic and sports career at ESU under Head Coach John Kochmansky. A varsity baseball player since freshman year, Jack helped the Auks reach the playoffs last year.
Phoebe Brinker, senior at Archmere Academy, signed her National Letter of Intent to join Duke University’s golf team on November 14, 2019. Duke University is a Division 1 athletic program located in Durham, NC. Currently ranked No. 7 in the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) overall national rankings and No. 3 in the class of 2020, Phoebe recently represented the United States in the 2019 PING Junior Solheim Cup in Gleneagles, Scotland this fall.
A team of Archmere students won high honors at this year's national WordWright Challenge, a competition for high school students requiring close reading and analysis of prose and poetry. Participating with 686 schools from across the country, Archmere's twelfth graders tied for sixth place in the nation in the year's first meet, held in October, among all teams competing at this grade level.
Archmere alumnus Stephanie Silverman '00 will be showing a series of new paintings at the Delaware History Museum as part of the Wilmington Art Loop. The show includes affordably-priced original paintings and a selection of signed archival prints at a variety of price points to help you find the perfect, one of a kind gift, just in time for the holiday season. A portion of all sales will be donated to Archmere’s Manor Restoration Fund.
"Two goals within minutes of the halftime intermission — one before and one after — were enough for Archmere in its DIAA Division II boys soccer tournament matchup with Saint Mark’s on Nov. 9. The Auks scored a 3-1 victory over the Spartans in quarterfinal-round action and will play again on Wednesday night."