Last December, senior Sloan Baker and I discussed her camp friend’s female-led nonprofit organization. Ariel Beck started Girls Who Start to inspire, build and connect young women surrounding entrepreneurship. The club showcases female entrepreneurial speakers for their club members. Some highlights have been Jeni Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Ice Cream,
The first Wednesday of every month, a group of female students interested in business and the professional workplace meet with two to six female Truist employees to discuss everything from LinkedIn to elevator speeches and more. This group of females comprises the Women Mentoring Women club, which is led by
Senior Alivia Wynn recently became a National Gold Medalist and American Voices Medal winner in the 2021 Scholastic Writing Competition, a massive honor and accomplishment in the writing community. The achievement is only granted to a select few writers, and Wynn has been awarded multiple times for multiple works in
One of the many highly regarded aspects of Pace Academy is the school’s college counseling office, which just became even stronger. Effective next school year, Amy Ruff will be joining Director of College Counseling Jonathan Ferrell along with Associate Directors Pam Ambler and Ben Wescott as Pace’s fourth college counselor.
A 2017 study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics revealed that 2.2% of teachers in America are military veterans. Over the years, Pace Academy has employed faculty who have served in the United States military. Two of the current faculty who have served (spotlighted here) are math teacher
Earlier this month, Head of Upper School Michael Gannon announced that Pace will most likely be reopening in the fall without the accommodation of Zoom. After spending over two months of the 2019-2020 school year completely on Zoom and offering a hybrid style this year, Pace will be returning to