7th grader Abbie Gordon is an avid rider with Ashland Farm, and her hard work paid off this past weekend. She and partner horse Delightful aka "Smooch" were crowned champions of the North American League Children's Hunter Final held during the Pennsylvania National Horse Show on October 14. Well done, Abbie!
Mallorie Haines '21 won the 3-point contest at the Charlotte Hoops Challenge Media Day on Saturday, October 12, by shooting 13-15 from that range. That's an 86 percent shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
The event precedes the Charlotte Hoops Challenge, an invitation-only basketball tournament held in Charlotte. As one of the Top 10 basketball events in the country, as rated by MaxPreps and ESPN, the invitation-only event features the region's top basketball players each Thanksgiving Break. Haines will participate in the tournament.
Davidson Day faculty member Mat Saunders received the 13th Maya at the Playa Lifetime Achievement Award at the Maya at the Playa Conference in Palm Coast, Florida, held September 26-29, 2019.
The award was organized by seven professors (pictured, left to right: Dr. Marc Zender of Tulane University, Dr. Stanley Guenter of FARI, Dr. Harri Kettunen of the University of Helsinki, Mary Kate Kelly of Tulane University, Allen Douglas, Dr. Jaime Awe of Northern Arizona, and Dr. Maxime Lamoureux-St-Hilaire of Davidson College) and conference attendees, and was presented to a surprised and grateful Saunders at the 13th annual conference.
Eight students presented their research papers documenting the findings from four summer archaeological research projects at the 13th Annual Maya at the Playa Conference in Palm Coast, Florida on Friday, September 27, 2019.
Nine yearbook staff members attended a Jostens yearbook workshop where they brainstormed yearbook theme and design ideas. While there, they received recognition for success in three areas of yearbook development: sales, coverage, and design deadlines. Way to go, 2019 yearbook staff!
Senior Patriots Jack Wolter and Kate Roberts played in the April 5th All-Star vs. Davidson Police Department game, along with other nominated senior players from area school basketball teams. Click HERE for the article on the event in the Herald Citizen. Congrats, Jack and Kate!
Carson Pauling '21 is partnering with the Davidson Police Department on a Get WOKE initiative targeting education as a primary tool to prevent interactions with police from escalating. The first Get WOKE seminar will take place at the Davidson Town Hall on Monday, April 22, 6 p.m.Click HERE for the entire article published by Lake Norman Publications. Well done, Carson!
The Middle School Battle of the Books team took 2nd place in the North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) independent school district competition held at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Charlotte on March 14.
Davidson Day's Athletics Department honored Mallorie Haines '21 before the Lady Patriots started their first round NCISAA State Tournament playoff game on Thursday, Feb. 14, for her career 1000 points achieved recently. Congratulations, Mallorie!
Congratulations to Anneke Lewis (7th grade), who performed her French Horn this weekend at the NC Bandmasters Association-South Central District Clinic. This clinic is made of the top middle and high school band students in the south central region.
On Jan. 12, Anneke auditioned for the opportunity to perform at the Clinic against 47 other Middle School french horn players. She not only made the band but earned 4th chair.
On Jan. 24-25, Anneke and her Honor Band colleagues rehearsed their music for no less than 15 hours and then performed an amazing concert.
In addition to being a leader in Davidson Day band, Anneke also performs with Youth Orchestras of Charlotte.
Way to go, Anneke! We are so proud and are honored to have you represent Davidson Day at this prestigious event