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

Seniors honored for excellence in academics, arts, athletics and service
Posted 05/21/2015 03:37PM

Twenty-nine members of Durham Academy's Class of 2015 were honored for success in all facets of campus life, including academics, arts, athletics and service at the senior awards assembly on Thursday.

Special recognition awards included the following:

- Ginny Buckner Award: Ariana Sheeks

- George Watts Hill Community Service Award: Claire Burdick

- Frank Hawkins Kenan Medal: Ralitsa Kalfas

- Elizabeth Adams Old Award: Marie Li

- Scott Jameson Filston Award: Elizabeth Hall

- Head of School's Award: Will Beischer and Annabella Gong


In addition, faculty presented subject-specific awards to seniors:

- Senior English Award: Katie Vincent and Chloe Lewis

- Roper Senior History Award: Connor Leech

- James T. Ebert Senior Math Award: Abhi Kodumagulla

- Senior Spirit of Science Award: Nathaniel Brooke and Caroline Wechsler

- Senior Fine Arts Awards:

Theatre: Megan Pottenger
Music: Andres Rosa
Dance: Sachi Pathak
Photography: Brad Hodgin
Visual Art: Faith Couch
Angela Elaine Appel Award in Visual Art: Piera Varela

- Senior Language Awards:

Latin: Elayne Wang
Advanced Spanish: Tovah Williamson
AP Spanish: Erin Seewaldt-Dietze
French Eitan Sapiro-Gheiler

- AP Psychology Award: Lucy Wollman and Dana Rowe

- Senior Technology Award: Dina Guilak

- Senior Deans' Award: Neil Cornwell and Justin Chang

- Senior Spirit Award: Breanna Byrd

Parent Events
  • March 2019
    • MonMar25 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • April 2019
    • SatApr06 Benefit Auction 6:30 PM
    • ThuApr18 Parents Association General Membership Meeting 8:15 AMBrumley Performing Arts Building
    • WedApr24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
  • May 2019
    • WedMay22 Parents Council Luncheon and Meeting Brumley Performing Arts Building (Lower School)
    • FriMay24 CavClassifieds Ad Deadline
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