Parents Association & Parents Council

The Durham Academy Parents Association supports the school's academic, social, fine arts and athletic objectives. Parents Association encourages volunteerism, raises and disperses funds, promotes communication and cooperation, and provides input to the school on issues of concern and interest to parents. All Durham Academy parents are members of the Parents Association.

The Durham Academy Parents Council is the governing board of the Parents Association. This group comprises members of an executive committee; division representatives; members of schoolwide committees on matters such as diversity, wellness and athletics; and parents who organize both community-building and fundraising events. See a list of the parents who serve on Parents Council.




Parents Bulletin Board

Awards recognize seniors' excellence in academics, arts, athletics and service
Posted 05/23/2014 08:00AM
Twenty members of Durham Academy's Class of 2014 were honored for success in all facets of campus life, including academics, arts, athletics and service at the senior awards assembly on May 22.
Several awards that had in previous years been presented at commencement were this year presented at the assembly by Assistant Head of School/Upper School Director Lee Hark:
 
- Ginny Buckner Award: Celia Romani
 
- George Watts Hill Community Service Award: Lucy Marr
 
- Frank Hawkins Kenan Medal: Peyton Dilweg
 
- Elizabeth Adams Old Award: Spencer Hallyburton
 
- Scott Jameson Filston Award: Dana Williams
 
- Headmaster’s Award: Kyle Bushick and Emily Cotten
 
 
In addition, faculty presented subject-specific awards to seniors:
 
- Senior English Award: Ian Concannon and Tommy Monson
 
- Roper Senior History Award: Justin Katz
 
- Gaylord Montgomery Senior Math Award: Maggie Mallernee
 
- Senior Science Award: Rahul Sharma
 
- Senior Fine Arts Awards:
Theatre: Henrietta Key                               
Music: Maritzelena Chirinos and Lowell Oakley
Dance: Wesley Brown
Film and Video: Cal Young
Visual Art: Clement Stanback
Angela Elaine Appel Award in Visual Art: Giulianna Rubin
 
- Senior Foreign Language Awards:       
Latin: Natalie Plonk
Spanish: Sean O’Connor
Chinese: Thomas Fatkin
 
- Senior Technology Award: Ambika Viswanathan
 
- Academic Effort Awards: Tre Bailey and Jackson Few
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