We were recently notified by one of our vendors about a data security incident that may have involved the personal information of our constituents. Archmere Academy takes the protection and proper use of our constituents’ information very seriously. We have therefore set up the Security Incident Resource Center to explain the incident and provide constituents with steps they can take to protect themselves.
Congratulations to sophomores Abby Garcia and Helen Qi for earning spots in this summer's very prestigious Governor's School for Excellence for the Visual Arts. The Delaware Governor's School for Excellence is a one-week summer program that brings together academically and artistically talented Delaware high school students who have completed their sophomore year. Abby and Helen will engage in the visual and performing arts program, which provides tutorial instruction with a noted artist and culminates in a performance or public display of the students’ work. Students are nominated to participate in Governor’s School through their schools via a competitive application process.
Congratulations to all of our spring athletes who were named to the Diamond State All-Conference teams and the All-State teams. Archmere accolades also included the Diamond State Athletic Conference Championship title for boys lacrosse, girls lacrosse, girls soccer, golf and the Archmere baseball team. In addition, the rugby team defeated Salesianum to once again bring home the State 7's Championship Cup.
Archmere freshman Andy Zhu went 6-2, 6-2 to take the First Singles Tennis State Championship against Charles Sternberg of Sanford on May 27th at St. Andrew's School. Andy, seeded third, won first singles going 4-0 in the State Tournament and 11-0 during the season. He defeated the 1st and 2nd seed on his way to the Championship.
The Alumni Awards Committee of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Alumni Association Leadership Council recently named Stephanie Silverman '00, Archmere's Art Department Chair and Art Teacher, the recipient of the 2021 RISD Art + Design Educator Award. This award is one of the highest offered by the Alumni Association, and honors alumni who have distinguished themselves as educators.
Archmere Academy recently announced the most distinguished awards for the Class of 2021: the Valedictorian is Alex Lu, and Class of 2021 Salutatorian is Camron Kaiser. The Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian earn these distinctions through their superior academic achievement, which directly correlates with the number of courses elected, and number of high-level courses taken. These are our highest academic awards and represent four years of discipline, hard work, and resilience.