Issue 2

The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Durham Academy students from Preschool through Upper School, but it is unlikely any group felt that more than the Class of 2021. The 110 members of this year’s senior class came of age during COVID-19. The last year and a half created unimaginable challenges for them. In this summer issue of the magazine, read how members of the Class of 2021 used the silver lining of the pandemic to learn more about themselves, to put things in perspective and to find moments of gratitude during their final year at DA.

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A Silver Lining of the Pandemic: Young Alums Return to DA to Work and Volunteer

“Seeing these alumni engage with their alma mater is gratifying on so many levels,” Head of School Michael Ulku-Steiner said. “They are simultaneously helping and imitating their own life-changing teachers. They are building their skills in real-life roles that — this year more than ever — make an immense difference.

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