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

Cavs wrap up year with strong performances in NCISAA play
Posted 05/23/2016 05:01PM

Durham Academy's varsity athletic teams went deep into N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association spring tournaments and meets, with girls lacrosse placing second in the state; girls soccer finishing as a semifinalist; boys tennis finishing as a semifinalist, with a school-record 20 victories along the way; boys lacrosse finishing as a quarterfinalist; the boys golf team placing seventh; and the girls and boys track teams finishing 14th and ninth, respectively. The spring season capped a fantastic year for DA athletics, which finished sixth of 24 NCISAA 3A schools in the Wells Fargo Cup standings for the 2015-2016 school year.

Helping propel the teams to such a successful spring season were many outstanding individuals, whose accomplishments were lauded at the spring varsity awards ceremony on Sunday. Major awards and individual honors are listed below:

TISAC All-Conference

  • Baseball: Cameron Brown, Harrison Grant and Davis Morgan
  • Golf: Jackson Brimfield, Quade Lukes, Ethan Lukes and Allen Smith
  • Boys Lacrosse: Tyler Carpenter, Ford Easley, Sam Frey, Braden Saba and Shaffer Woody
  • Girls Lacrosse: Lydia Carbuccia, Madi Dunk (Player of the Year), Leander Perun, Hannah Pope, Anna West, Spencer Woody, Charlotte Easley (honorable mention) and Ellis Toms (honorable mention)
  • Softball: Anna Baker and Julie Wechsler (honorable mention)
  • Soccer:  Kendall Bushick, Caroline Ghio, Jaya Perentes and Lakin Barry (honorable mention)
  • Tennis:  Priyan DeSilva, James Shaheen, Kiran Nagar (honorable mention)

NCISAA All-State

  • Boys Lacrosse: Tyler Carpenter and Sam Frey
  • Girls Lacrosse: Lydia Carbuccia, Madi Dunk, Leander Perun and Hannah Pope
  • Tennis: James Shaheen

NCISAA Individual Track Champion

  • Mark Alkins, Ethan Goldman, Will Hopkins, Nijel Hunt – 4x3200m relay

TISAC Individual Track Champions

  • Mark Alkins, Ethan Goldman, Will Hopkins and Nijel Hunt – 4x3200 relay
  • Mark Alkins, Wilson Hanson, Will Hopkins and Nijel Hunt – 4x1600 relay
  • Sonio Kum – Pole Vault
  • Cha’Mia Rothwell – Long Jump, 100m, 100m hurdles, 200m

 NCSCA (N.C. Soccer Coaches Association) All-Region

  • First Team: Lakin Barry, Kendall Bushick, Caroline Ghio and Jaya Perentes
  • Second Team: Austen Dellinger, Erin Dilweg and Sylvia Soler

NCSCA (N.C. Soccer Coaches Association) All-State

  • Kendall Bushick
  • Caroline Ghio

U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American

  • Tyler Carpenter

Durham Sports Club Scholar Athlete of the Year Nominees (from all area high schools)

  • Cha’Mia Rothwell
  • Sam Frey

Kurt F. Meyer Senior Athlete of the Year

  • Lakin Barry
  • Ford Easley


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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