Posted on Monday, April 22, 2019
Stella Davis ‘17, who currently attends The Madeira School, has been chosen to attend the Virginia Governor’s World Language Academies.
She will spend three weeks this summer at Washington & Lee University in a full immersion Spanish Academy. The program is for rising 11th and 12th grade students and the student must be nominated by their school.
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The pilot alumnus Jamie Effros directed, "ON", is an official selection DC Independent Film Festival! It can be viewed on Saturday, March 9, 3:50-5:20 p.m. at the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Pilot summary: In a near-future world of endless information, we’ve lost the ability to look away. Games, social media, news, and virtual reality all vie for attention, and are all meticulously designed to hold it and not let go. Isaac Walsh is a device addict and brilliant coder in Artificial... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Congratulations to Robert Williams for moving on to the Regional 2019 Northern Virginia Science and Engineering Fair! His project involved finding a way for wet suits to stay warmer longer.
From Robert's paper: "I want to do this project because my family and I are divers and towards the end of our dives we always get cold even with wetsuits, so I would like to find a solution to this."
From Robert's mom, Sarah: "Everything you guys have given as teachers has contributed to his love of... Read More
Posted by by Jeff Sindler on Friday, January 11, 2019
Hannah Miller, ‘15, TC Williams ‘19, is one amazing Burgundy grad. Hannah has been offered early admission to Georgetown University’s Justice and Peace Studies Program. Although we are told she will likely attend Georgetown, she has a few other exciting opportunities to consider, too! In addition to her remarkable college offer, Hannah is a remarkable citizen and advocate who embodies so much of the Burgundy mission and who makes all who knew her at Burgundy feel very proud.
For example,... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Congratulations to Hannah Miller ’15 on being named a Peacemaker of the Year by the PCMDCB (Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore). The organization honors local youth who are working to prevent gun violence and promote peace. She, along with other recipients, will be honored at an awards ceremony later this month. We are so excited for and proud of you, Hannah!
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Congratulations to Lindsay Arnold ‘07 on completing her first marathon at the Baltimore Runfest on October 20.
Lindsay is a kindergarten teacher at a public school in NC.
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Raven Bolding ‘09 recently had the privilege of honoring Trayvon Martin in a spoken word group tribute at Alfred Street Baptist Church. The group first presented the tribute six years ago. You can view the original presentation here.
Raven is a 2017 graduate of St. John’s University with a bachelor’s in finance. She is currently pursuing a master’s in international peace and conflict resolution at American University. #burgundygrad
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Renee Woods Stramel ‘82 works for World Art Group, an art publishing company in Richmond, VA. The company sells artwork all over the world on a wholesale basis to framing companies, furniture companies and big interior design houses. She currently has a piece that was licensed by Anthropologie as a tapestry!
She writes, “Burgundy taught me how to see, but more importantly, it taught me how to be curious. It lets me explore new media and techniques at work and has lead to the innovation and... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2018
From an opportune meeting in Rome to a conference participant in Zurich, studying author James Joyce has taken Burgundy grad Mikaela Kelley '08 across the globe.
Indeed, in August, Kelley was invited to return to the James Joyce conference as a visiting scholar and attend an annual summer workshop in Zurich. She was also asked to publish a review of the Zurich conference that will be in James Joyce Quarterly.
“Being able to participate in the workshop was a huge honor,” Kelley said. “In one... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Burgundy grad highlight: Emma Beall ‘09 received her Master's in Public Health from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in May 2018.
Emma also recently began a new position with the City of Alexandria as the Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria (SAPCA) on June 1. Anyone (youth and adults!) interested in learning more about SAPCA or volunteering should contact Emma at firstname.lastname@example.org or 571.302.1022. We are so proud of... Read More