Dr. Jenny M. Baxter Vu has joined the Upper School faculty as an instructor in the Science Department. She will be teaching AP Chemistry and Advanced Honors Chemistry. Dr. Vu has a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a master's degree in Organic Chemistry from Florida State University. She was previously a professor at Valdosta State University and most recently FSU.
The Marauder Swim team had a strong showing at the State Meet in Stuart this weekend and the future is bright for this young program.
Congratulations National Merit Scholar Semifinalists are Annette Lu, Ella McConnell, Victor Oguledo, and Michael Sweeney.
Kate Krizner, Mercy Crapps, and Katy Merritt advanced as one of two teams in the finals of the PoSSUM 13 Microgravity Challenge. Students designed an experiment to be done in microgravity as part of a competition. The group with the best experimental design from dozens of teams throughout the world will have the chance to perform their experiment aboard the National Research Council of Canada’s Falcon 20 Research Aircraft, which can achieve microgravity through its flight maneuvers.
The Over the Moon Investment team won the Global competition in May defeating teams from China, India, Singapore, Brazil, South Korea, and the United States