We have loved hearing all about our students' summer adventures over the past week and a half! Between Teacher Work Days and Wonderful Wednesdays, our faculty and staff also made the most of their summer break by traveling around the world, exploring Atlanta, and spending time with family and friends. Check out some of their adventures below!
On May 20, we celebrated our students’ achievements at our Underclass Awards Ceremony.
This week at the Troop 631 Court of Honor, BFA Junior, Maxwell Greenbaum, received several notable awards.
Ben Franklin Academy celebrated the Senior Class of 2019 with Baccalaureate on May 3 and the Commencement service on May 4.
BFA students, Cole Pinado (12th grade) and Anna Taite Murphy (11th grade), were selected to be a part of the 5th Congressional District Art Show and Competition.
Of the 28 graduates in the Class of 2019, 80% qualified for the HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarships and collectively earned a total of $3.68 million in scholarships to enroll in higher education programs.
April is National Poetry Month! Each year, BFA hosts a school-wide student poetry contest during the month of April to celebrate.
BFA's Golf Team competed in their first match of the season against Galloway at Chastain Park on Tuesday evening.
Ben Franklin Academy sophomore Kira Francklin along with her horse, Gemini, recently competed in a national equestrian competition, where she came in first place for all Juniors.
Alex Warren, BFA senior, and Wright Howell, a history teacher at BFA, attended the STAR Student and Teacher Luncheon in Decatur.
BFA students and faculty recently welcomed two new employees -- "Benjamin" and "Franklin" -- beautiful and talented Ragdoll kittens.
BFA would like to congratulate civic leader and alumni parent, J. Rex Fuqua, for his well-deserved recognition as Philanthropist of the Year by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Fundraising Professionals.
Alex Warren took first place out of two hundred and one runners in the JV Boys Blue Race.
Sophomore Robert Gordon was chosen to participate in the highly selective Perfect Game baseball tournament.
Congratulations to BFA Overseer Comer Yates and BFA parent Teya Ryan for being named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's list of "Atlanta's Most Admired CEO Awards."
BFA Dean and teacher Kelly Thompson has photos in an upcoming exhibit at Mason Fine Art.
Ben Franklin Academy had eight students who have been recognized as AP Scholars by College Board.
BFA celebrates Eve Hoffman's recently published book of poetry and Ted Ryan's new position with Ford Motor Company.
Emery and Associates recently won a First Place Associated General Contractor award for their work on the renovation to Junior House.
BFA students Kae Sullivan and Walker Moore had artwork exhibited at the High Museum of Art.