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 >
Congratulations to Concord Academy’s fall teams on another successful fall season capped off with a sixth consecutive Chandler Bowl victory. Relive the excitement in a news recap on boys varsity soccer, girls varsity soccer, girls varsity field hockey, cross-country, girls varsity volleyball, and junior varsity programs. Go Green!
When Richard Selden P’23 spoke at an all-school assembly at Concord Academy on November 16, he acknowledged how much CA students want to change the world. “No matter what your academic and career interests are, you can find a way to tie them into fighting for social justice,” he said. Selden shared how he turned his passion for molecular biology into a rapid DNA technology that is making the world a safer place.
This Thanksgiving season, the CA students involved in the Lawrence-Concord Action Partnership (LCAP) aren’t just giving thanks—they’re also giving back. Together the student-led initiative has a goal of fighting food insecurity in the local community. LCAP is making a meaningful difference through its work with the Lazarus House nonprofit organization by volunteering in the soup kitchen and transitional housing program.