Pace Academy has long been a local and national debate powerhouse, and following last year’s victory in the NDCA National Championship by Victor Skenderi (’13) and Anshuman Parikh (’14), expectations were set high for this year’s group. Pace varsity debaters had a successful year with a long list of accomplishments.
The Pace varsity boys tennis team entered this season with the goal of improving upon its successful 2013 campaign, which included a region championship and an appearance in the state semi-finals. This year’s team was led by seniors Kal Golde, Daniel Gray, Jay Kumar, David Martos and Anshuman Parikh, who
After the end of the 2012-2013 school year, Pace Academy ushered in a new era by tearing down its long-standing upper school building, thus clearing the way for the brand new Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School. Age and corrosion were frequently cited as reasons for the replacement of the
As I wait for our interview, the sound of the rubber soles of freshman Stephen Walker’s sneakers against the linoleum immediately catches my attention. Stephen is always sure to dress comfortably because, hey, you never even have to look at yourself (unless you’re standing in front of a mirror). One
On the third weekend of February, 16 Pace students traveled to Boston to visit a number of colleges in the area. The group of sophomores and juniors, led by college counselor Lee Nuckolls and sophomore class dean Brooks Fleming, visited Harvard University, Boston University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts
The annual Brush With Fame painting competition and exhibition opened at Pace Academy on Jan. 31. Brush with Fame was created four years ago by Donice Bloodworth, an Upper School Visual Arts teacher. “I founded it because there’s not a lot of competitions that are strictly painting, and because we focus
The Common Application was created in 1975 by 15 private colleges with the goal of consolidating and streamlining their undergraduate admissions processes. Today, its membership has grown to 517 colleges and universities, and it serves over one million applicants on an annual basis. This year, the Common Application eliminated its
The Nov. 1 deadline has passed, and most Pace seniors have already submitted early decision and early action applications to colleges. They will submit many more in the coming months as the final deadline fast approaches for most schools. This time of year creates anxiety for many seniors, who want to