Capital Gazette's 2017 Outstanding Student Achievers

Capital Gazette article published March 17, 2017

Congratulations to Juniors Ben Cooley, Grace Sweeney, and Jeremy Crawford!

Benjamin Cooley is a multi-talented student. He has earned a perfect 4.0 GPA at Rockbridge Academy while taking the most difficult course load. Notably, he has earned Magna Cum Laude in the National Latin Exam and in the national Latin Phaedrus competition. He is an academic leader among his classmates....

Gracie Sweeney is an exceptional student. She has earned a perfect 4.0 GPA at Rockbridge Academy, receiving summa cum laude honors throughout her high school career. Her most exceptional academic accomplishment has come as a Latin student, where she has collected four National Latin Exam gold medals. Gracie is a superb athlete. She started as a freshman for the Rockbridge Academy varsity lacrosse team, and as a sophomore, earned First Team All Conference honors. She also plays for Bay Area Lacrosse Club year-round....

Jeremy Crawford is a scholar, athlete, musician, and artist. While taking the most demanding courses at Rockbridge Academy, he has earned the highest academic honors every year. He was a national finalist in the Phaedrus Latin Competition, and also received the Barnabas award for character. Jeremy played JV soccer as a freshman, and was awarded Most Improved Player. Last year, he lettered in cross country and continues to run with the varsity team....

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