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CA Magazine

Winter 2024

The winter 2024 issue of Concord Academy Magazine celebrates something central to the CA experience: storytelling. The narratives we choose to tell, and how we tell them, shape our understanding of ourselves and the world—and our communities. This issue considers both the work of CA alums in film and television and the productions we present on the CA stage.

News and Stories

CA Celebrates Successful Spring 2024 Athletic Season

CA Athletics enjoyed another successful season, including Eastern Independent League (EIL) and New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) championships and a victory over Bancroft School in the third annual Spring Cup rivalry event. Student-athletes demonostrated Concord Academy’s values of teamwork, good sportsmanship, and competitive grit.

CA Business Speaker Series Celebrates Enterprising Alums

Concord Academy alums’ passions for learning, innovation, and adaptability have distinguished them as leaders in business. As part of CA’s spring 2024 Business Speaker Series, Layth Madi ’96, Lindsay Kolowich Cox ’09, and Vernard Lockhart ’04 spoke with students to share their experiences in moving organizations forward and offer advice for future entrepreneurs.

Seeding Sustainability

Concord Academy is dedicated to fostering a more just and sustainable future. Learn more about our sustainability program at CA, featuring student-driven initiatives such as a recent smart outlet installation and the creation of a comprehensive data dashboard.

2024 Senior Projects Showcase CA Students’ Love of Learning

This spring, 32 Concord Academy 12th graders demonstrated their love of learning by completing senior projects. These self-designed, faculty-supported programs offered students one-of-a-kind educational experiences. This year’s presentations on May 14 in the Student Health and Athletic Center exemplified these seniors’ creativity, interdisciplinary thinking, and technical skills.

CA Student Drives Smart Outlet Sustainability Initiative

Xander Grossman ’26 is helping Concord Academy realize its mission of promoting a more just and sustainable future by adding smart outlets across the school’s campus. His idea resulted in a desire to conserve energy and was made possible by the Green Revolving Fund, which provides start-up investment in student-driven projects with meaningful impact.

CA Honors Journalist Richard Read ’75 with the 2024 Joan Shaw Herman Award

On May 10, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Read ’75 accepted the Joan Shaw Herman Award for Distinguished Service at an all-school assembly. The Joan Shaw Herman Award—the only award CA gives—underscores CA’s mission of doing good work in service to others.

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