Raleigh, NC, August 14, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Robert Littlejohn, headmaster at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com) has announced that Shannon Walker, Latin teacher of the lower school, has received the National Latin Exam Graduate Scholarship. The NLE focuses on providing every Latin student the opportunity to experience a sense of personal accomplishment and success in the study of Latin language and culture. The scholarship is awarded for postgraduate study leading to the teaching of Latin or Greek at the elementary through high school levels. Walker received $1,000 to put towards her study in the graduate Classics program at University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she is a pursuing a Master’s of Education in Latin. She joined Trinity Academy in 2007 and currently teaches Latin to all students in Trinity’s lower school (pre-K through sixth grade).
“We are pleased that Shannon has received this scholarship and is continuing her education in the study of Latin,” said Littlejohn. “Any educational advancements of our faculty is a great asset to us and we are very proud of Shannon.”
About Trinity Academy:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a preK-12 college preparatory school community located just off I540 in North Raleigh. Founded in 1995, the school focuses on educating the whole person, with its strong emphasis on the classical liberal arts and sciences, sports, the fine arts, and spiritual formation. The top 1/3 of Trinity's 2008 graduating class averaged more than $101,000 per student in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities. Trinity Academy is also committed to being a resource for the Triangle community, creating partnerships with area churches and community organizations such as the YMCA, North Wake Baseball, The Princeton Review, and many others. Trinity Academy currently enrolls 328 students and employs 55 faculty and staff, under the direction of Head of School, Robert Littlejohn, Ph.D. For more information, call (919) 786-0114, or visit www.trinityacademy.com.
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