Class of 2020 students Jada Carter, Kaila Dawkins, and Robert Veres earned full academic scholarships at Florida A&M, North Carolina A&T, and Georgia Tech respectively. Charlie Rosbrook earned an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
News & Media
Below are stories and news items about Providence Day School and/or the PDS community that originated from the school or have appeared in various media outlets.
The 2019-20 Providence Day School Teacher of the Year recipients are Amy Iverson for Lower School, Amy Bynum for Middle School, and Stephanie Vanderford for Upper School. Additionally, Upper School English teacher Katherine Currier received the Blackwell Award for Teaching Merit-Humanities and Middle School teacher Sarah Goodman received the Blackwell Award for Teaching Merit-Science & Math.
A grassroots effort led by Agnes Moore '29 and her family resulted in over 1,400 books collected for Freedom School Partners in two weeks.
Airing Out the “Dirty” Laundry, a community art movement created by Providence Day School art teacher Andrea Downs, will be installed on the Level 5 Expansion Space at The Mint Museum UPTOWN during the summer of 2020.
Providence Day School eighth-grade students Morgan Boonshaft, Katherine Liu, Pavan Thakkar, and Jodie Yan placed first out of all eighth-grade participants in North Carolina and in the top three first-place teams in the Southeast Region in the eCYBERMISSION competition.
Providence Day School has 45 members from the classes of 2020 and 2021 in the Cum Laude Society.
Sujata Gupta, Providence Day School Extended Day Teacher and alumni parent of daughter Aditi ‘10, has supplied and cut fabric for over 1,000 masks and stitched over 550 in an effort to help the community through face mask donations over the past two months.
The Providence Day School community raised $150,000 for Loaves & Fishes to feed families in need. The initial goal of the three-day fundraiser was $25,000.
International Club officers in the Providence Day School class of 2021 – Axel Rokahr, Luke Manna, and Kareena Gor – took part in a Round Square online meetup for students with a group of 35 students from Peru, Colombia, Canada, and the U.S.
Inspired by a mission statement that prioritizes a sense of social responsibility among its students, Providence Day parent Dima Daher, president of the Parents’ Association, invited the school’s parents to contribute to the effort of raising at least $25,000 for Loaves & Fishes. The Parents’ Association partnered with the school to collect donations at www.providenceday.org/loavesandfishes through midnight on Thursday, April 23.
Leigh Dyer, Director, Strategic Marketing & Communications
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