Davidson Day School hosted a 2015 District Elementary Battle of the Books Competition yesterday, squaring off against four visiting independent schools also from Region 9: Cannon School, Providence Day School, Salisbury Academy, and Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy. The student teams performed valiantly over 20 rounds of competition, answering questions from 18 books.
James Rees (12th) was recently named a National Merit Finalist. He is among about 15,000 top high school seniors across the country selected to advance in the 60th annual scholarship competition. They are vying for about 7,600 college scholarships to be awarded this coming spring.
Sebastian Soria (2014) enrolled at NC State this past fall, and he recently won an award as one of the top students! Sebastian is pictured here with the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Services. His family is so proud of his achievement, and they say that a good part of his success in college is the result of the education he received at DDS. Congratulations, Sebastian!
Richard Childress Racing and Team Dillon Racing recently named Kate Dallenbach (12th) as one of two female drivers in the development program for the 2015. Click HEREfor more information. Outstanding, Kate!
This year's 1st grade class went all out on their recent Gingerbread home project and writing assignment. The students were tasked with creating a house that a gingerbread man would want to buy. They also were asked to compose a persuasive writing piece that enticed the gingerbread man to buy their house. We can tell the creative juices were flowing on this assignment! Great job, 1st grade!