CA Labs Opening Celebration

As the Concord Academy community gathered on campus on September 30 to celebrate the opening of CA Labs, the day was filled with festivities held in the flexible new science and interdisciplinary facility. A sense of accomplishment was abundant among attendees, as was pride in the new prominence of the sciences on campus, finally equal to the talents of CA’s students and educators.

Following regular morning classes, students lined up eagerly for food from a Roxy’s Grilled Cheese truck parked behind the new Makers Alley and taco bowls in the Stu-Fac. Parents, friends of the school, and alumnae/i from across generations joined them for a lineup of speakers — all alumnae/i or CA parents, themselves — who highlighted the incredible diversity of scientific pursuit and were generous in sharing their own paths to their current careers. At the “CA Innovators in the World” discussion in the Performing Arts Center, none of the young alumnae/i panelists could have predicted, as students at CA, that they’d hold their current jobs.

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