In this year's third meet of the WordWright Challenge, Archmere students won high honors. Held in February, the Challenge, a national competition for high school students requiring close reading and analysis of prose and poetry, included 686 school teams from across the country. Archmere's twelfth graders tied for fourteenth place in the nation.
Archmere art student Katie Yakovenko '21 has been named the recipient of the annual Michael Curcio '06 Emerging Artist scholarship award for her commitment to the study of art, outstanding portfolio, and originally conceived sketchbook. This award, funded in memory of Michael P. Curcio '06, is awarded annually to a deserving junior in recognition of excellence in the visual arts.
Archmere senior Madison Stewart was recently named the Delaware Online Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance on the basketball court this year. Madison had 14 points and 6 assists in a 52-43 win over Woodbridge in the DIAA Girls Basketball Tournament. The senior basketball standout won an online vote over five other nominees.