Alumni News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Gillen Curren ‘18 Named Beckman Scholar

    Gillen Curren ‘18 has been named a Beckman Scholar at Villanova University. Each year, 10-12 universities are selected by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation (a nonprofit established for the purpose of supporting basic scientific research) to provide continuous 18 month support to exceptional undergraduate students through the Beckman Scholars Program. Gillen is majoring in Environmental Science and her study is "Heavy Metals in Estuarine Food Webs".

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  • 85th Archmere Academy Commencement Exercises

    Archmere Academy welcomed 123 alumni into its ranks during Commencement ceremonies on June 2nd in the school’s Performing Arts Center. Bishop Malooly presided. Parker Vakili was the Valedictorian, and Tully Liu the Salutatorian. 
    The winner of the Archmere Medal, the school’s most prestigious award given annually to the student whom the faculty believes best exemplifies the ideals and values of Archmere, was Reid Hartman. The school’s second highest honor, the Activities Medal, which recognizes service and participation, was awarded to Kyla McAvinue.
    Departmental honors went to Matthew Specht, Theology; Anneliese Parenti, English, French; Tully Liu, History, Science, Mathematics, Chinese; Audrey Yang, Computer Science, German; Kyla McAvinue, Art, Drama; Isabella Abbrescia, Music Medal for Vocal Presentation; David Demnicki, Music Medal for Instrumental Presentation; Parker Vakili, Technology, Spanish; Bridget Lawlor, Christian Service Medal; Humanities, Katherine Alberta. Caroline Donovan won the Women’s Athletics Medal, and Mitch Moyer won for Men’s Athletics.
    Best wishes to the graduating seniors of the Class of 2019 as they prepare over this summer to embark on the next chapter of their lives! 

    Click here to view the College Matriculation List for the Class of 2019.

    To view the Baccalaureate and Graduation albums on the Archmere News and Happening site, visit here.
  • Christopher Corsi '13 Builds Successful Startup Company

    Christopher Corsi ’13, Co-Founder of Cassian Solutions, and his team have developed a phone case that interacts with an app to increase medication adherence. They are currently working with a nationally-ranked hardware accelerator, AlphaLab Gear, based out of Pittsburgh, PA. AlphaLab Gear most recently accepted Chris’ company into their 28-week long Gear program which focuses on customer discovery, prototyping, legal and accounting, business model development, product iteration, early manufacturing and customer traction.
  • Conor McAvinue ’17 To Spend Summer at the Aspen Music Festival & School

    Conor McAvinue ’17 was recently accepted into the New York String Orchestra Seminar, joining them to celebrate their 50th anniversary season.  They performed at Carnegie Hall on Christmas Eve and December 28th.  Conor has also been busy playing with the Canton and Firelands Symphony Orchestras, both regional groups based in Ohio.  Conor spent his Spring Break in Miami Beach, FL performing with the New World Symphony Orchestra.  This summer, he plans to attend the Aspen Music Festival & School for seven weeks.  The Aspen Music Festival & School is regarded as one of the top classical music festivals in the United States, noted both for its concert programming and its musical training of mostly young-adult music students.
  • Stephanie Welch Silverman '00: Featured Artist of 2019 Wilmington Flower Market

    Stephanie Welch Silverman '00 has been named the Featured Artist of the 2019 Wilmington Flower Market. Her award-winning artwork will be featured at this year's Wilmington Flower Market on May 10th & 11th.  Stephanie is also the newest member of Archmere Academy's Advancement Team. Her main focus as the Annual Giving & Analytics Manager will be fundraising for the school.

    Be sure to stop by her booth this weekend! She will be there on Friday, May 10th 10am- 8pm and Saturday, May 11th 10am- 7pm.

    Click here to read more about Stephanie on page 18.

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A private, Catholic, college preparatory co-educational academy, grades 9-12 founded in 1932 by the Norbertine Fathers.