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April 24, 2009

14th Annual Alumni Fall BBQ

Mark your calendar and join us for an evening of fun as we kick off a new school year. The 14th Annual Alumni Fall BBQ is set for Friday, September 25, 2009. After enjoying delicious barbeque and reconnecting with old friends, cheer the Spartans on as they take on Prince Avenue Christian School at 7:30 p.m. on Slaughter Field. Alumni Class awards will be presented during the halftime program. Hope to see you then!

April 23, 2009

Kendall Anne Sherwood '05 Receives Highest Honors

Kendall Anne Sherwood will graduate with highest honors on May 8, 2009 from Clemson University.

Kendall is native of Madison, a 2005 graduate of Athens Academy in Athens, and is daughter of Guerry and Joan Sherwood.

Kendall will receive her Bachelor of Arts from Clemson where she attended as a Presidential Scholar and maintained a perfect 4.0 in her four years of study there. She will receive the Faculty Scholarship Award upon graduation. Other scholarships included the Presidential Scholarship, Philip H. Prince Scholarship, and the 1950 Golden Anniversary Scholarship.

As a Production Studies in Performing Arts Major, Kendall has written several full length plays, including “Wade and Women” and “Prison Play”. “Wade and Women” will be produced in part in May at the New Works Festival in Valencia, CA. Another of her works, “This side UP,” was chosen as one of 7 plays nationally to be studied at the WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory in 2007. Her past mentor, Athens Academy Drama Department Chair, Ms. Lorraine Thompson, chose “This Side UP” to be performed by Athens Academy in their annual One Act Play Competition.

The Department of Performing Arts at Clemson has recognized Kendall as the “Outstanding Student in Performing Arts Theatre Award” winner for this year. Additionally, she received the “Arthur and Myra Fear Theatre Award” presented by the Clemson Players, the University’s theatre organization.

Kendall plans to continue her education and graduate studies in the Writing for the Screen and Stage MFA program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in the fall of 2009.

Kendall Anne Sherwood

April 13, 2009

Amanda Knight '08, a freshman at GCSU was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Amanda Knight, a freshman at Georgia College & State
University was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta
Honor Society for maintaining a 4.0 average her first
semester at GCSU.

The induction ceremony with a reception following it
was held Tuesday, March 31 at The Magnolia Ballroom
in the GCSU Student Activities Center. Amanda is the
daughter of Dale and Rita Knight.


She is shown with her grandmother, Mrs. Louis Gomez, Jr., following
the Alpha Lambda Delta Awards Ceremony.

April 1, 2009

Rachel Sterrenberg '08 sings National Anthem

Athens Academy is so proud of Rachel Sterrenberg, Class of 2008. She sang the National Anthem a few months ago at a University of Kentucky basketball game.

Well done Rachel!!