Spartan seniors are in the midst of final preparations for their departure from the Groton campus, but they're also in the middle of the Lawrence Academy Spring Arts Week. So, before they write their final exams and pick up their cap and gown, students like Jillian Thero '13 were putting the finishing touches on One Act productions starring their classmates.
Lawrence Academy's busy month of May hit high gear as the Annual Spring Parents' Association Fundraiser—held on Saturday, May 4, in The Stone Athletic Center—celebrated LA's unique ability to remain firmly rooted in its rich past even as it navigates the world's widening array of technology and the rapidly changing ideas and methods that accompany those upgrades.
Every year on Cum Laude Day, Lawrence Academy recognizes its top students' academic excellence and scholastic achievements and also introduces the alumni recipient of the school's Greater Good Award to the LA community.
For many LA alumni, the roots of their professional careers took hold under the elm trees in Groton, Mass. However, everyone at LA's recent Alumni Career Night said their time on Powderhouse Road really helped them to grow and be prepared for the real world.
Emily Field '11, currently a sophomore at Boston College and a member of the Eagles Women's Ice Hockey team, has been invited to compete for a spot on the Team USA squad that will take on the world in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.