CA sophomore Ricki Kundu ’22 was featured on February 24 in the Boston Globe for his mentorship of a group of boys living in an orphanage in India. Having competed in robotics competitions since he was in third grade, Ricki began teaching the boys, ages 12 to 15, using the programming language Scratch while visiting the region some four hours from Kolkata last summer. He continued giving lessons online from his home in Lexington, Mass., and with the Kundu family’s assistance, the team, the Antyodoy (Orphanage) Robot Masters, enrolled in the First Lego League robotic competition in New Delhi. Competing against 45 teams from northern India in January, the Robot Masters claimed the honor of “Best Rising Star.” Read more in the Globe’s article >
Concord Academy’s 100th school year culminated in a heartwarming ceremony on May 26, 2023, when the CA community gathered in pride in Academy Garden to honor its newest graduates. Commencement speaker André Robert Lee spoke on the power of love as a way forward in a moving speech, followed by the awarding of the diplomas. Congratulations to the class of 2023!
An informal Tech Expo offered students a chance to share cool and cutting-edge projects with each other this week. Quinn Williams ’25 test-drove a real-time fractal math model he had created and Mia Sinno Smith ’25 compared the machine learning models she had programmed.
This spring, 32 Concord Academy 12th graders showed their love of learning by completing senior projects. These self-designed, faculty-supported programs offered students one-of-a-kind educational experiences.