Congratulations to Meredith Oliphant who competed at the state-level Poetry Out Loud competition this past Saturday in Greensboro. Out of forty semi-finalists, Oliphant was named one of the nine finalists who then competed in a final round. She was one of only two freshmen who made it to that final round.
TJCA Senior Emma Carter has advanced to the Finalist stage of the National Merit Scholarship program, where she will be considered for one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Emma is one of only about 14,000 students from across the country, out of the more than 1.6 million who entered the scholarship competition, to advance to this level. Emma is the daughter of Mr. Chris Carter and Dr. Rachel Keever; she plans to attend NC State University and major in Sustainable Materials and Technology.
Building upon the foundation of the Core Knowledge Sequence, Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy partners with families to educate students in grades K–12 in the trivium of grammar, logic, and rhetoric, thus graduating thoughtful, articulate young adults who are prepared for college and for a lifetime of citizenship and active intellectual inquiry.