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Last week, SJA received a commitment from the Freeman Foundation to fund this year's Academy trip to Japan, which includes stops in Tokyo, Nagasaki, and Kyoto. This program, begun in 1994, has allowed over 100 SJA Japanese language students and dozens of faculty members to visit Japan each spring.
Our fall sports teams had very successful seasons. Here is a comprehensive list of the honors the individual players received.
St. Johnsbury Academy's Faculty Speaker Series concludes for the semester on Monday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m. at the Library in the Mayo Center. SJA Creative Director Diego Melendez will talk about "The Idea Behind the Idea," exploring the creative industry, design thinking, and strategies pioneered by successful companies like Apple and Nike. The series, created by Assistant Headmaster for Academics Jeffrey Burroughs, showcases the extraordinary talents, interests, and expertise of the St. Johnsbury Academy faculty and staff.
St. Johnsbury Academy's Faculty Speaker Series continues on Monday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. at the Library in the Mayo Center. SJA Headmaster Tom Lovett will speak on language and power in contemporary culture. The series, created by Assistant Headmaster for Academics Jeffrey Burroughs, is designed to showcase the extraordinary talents, interests, and expertise of the St. Johnsbury Academy faculty and staff.
The St. Johnsbury Academy culinary team of seniors Monica Zuk, Cameron Cloutier, and Brandon Locke won first place in the seventh annual Culinary Classic, sponsored by New England Culinary Institute. The Academy's team has won the contest, which involves prepping and serving a three-course meal for two in 80 minutes, for the past three years.
SJA senior Sydney Benjamin of Peacham won the 2014 Calvin Prize for Vermont Youth, sponsored by the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation. She was honored at the Foundation's 2nd Annual Dinner in New York on November 6 and won $1,500. Jay Tilden, also a senior at the Academy, won the $500 second-place prize. Three of the top five finalists among the 100+ entries from across the state were St. Johnsbury Academy students. SJA alumna Robin Vincent '14 placed second in the contest last year.