Raleigh, NC, June 05, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Robert Littlejohn, head of school at Trinity Academy of Raleigh (www.trinityacademy.com), a preK-12 college preparatory school community located in north Raleigh, has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the academy’s graduating class of 2010. Nathaniel Jones has been named valedictorian and Stephen West has been named salutatorian.
“I am proud to honor Nathaniel Jones and Stephen West as Trinity Academy of Raleigh’s Class of 2010 valedictorian and salutatorian,” said Littlejohn. “Both are remarkable young men who have been active and committed in their studies. Accomplishing the highest grade point averages in our senior class is no small feat, and I look forward to witnessing what their futures hold.”
- Jones will attend Princeton University in fall 2010. His course of study will include engineering, language and philosophy. Jones hopes to study abroad, and has a goal to work on improving technologies in medicine, housing, food supply, water systems or sustainable energy. While at Trinity Academy of Raleigh, his extracurricular activities included Beta Club, Prefect Committee, Newspaper Staff and Yearbook Staff. Jones also was involved in the theatre department and played tennis.
- A Raleigh native, West plans to attend North Carolina State University to study aerospace engineering. He was named a class of 2014 North Carolina State University Park Scholar, a scholarship program covering expenses for four years of study, a computer stipend and money for academic enrichment activities. During his time at Trinity Academy of Raleigh, West served as technical director for the theatre department, head prefect of student government, and was a member of the Beta Club. Additionally, he is an Eagle Scout (BSA Troop 11), and donates time as a member of the Embrace Uganda Missions Team.
About Trinity Academy of Raleigh:
Trinity Academy of Raleigh is a pre-K through12 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 2010 graduating class were offered $414,536 in merit-based scholarships from various colleges and universities, averaging more than $103,000 per student. 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 312 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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