Press Releases, 2013

Archmere Senior Commits To Ursinus Baseball – December 17, 2013
Archmere senior and Hockessin native Steven DiStefano ’14 has committed to Ursinus College to pitch for the Grizzly Bears’ baseball team. Steven has been awarded a four-year scholarship as an Ursinus Scholar.

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Coming Home For Christmas: Archmere Alumni Return For Holiday Concert – December 11, 2013
Talented Archmere alumni return home to perform in Coming Home For Christmas, a festive, family concert in The Patio Courtyard on Sunday, December 16, 2013 at 3 p.m. Hosted by The Friends of The Patio, the seasonal event opens the 2013-2014 Helena Springer Green Raskob Concert Series, a fundraising initiative that benefits the restoration of The Patio building.

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Archmere Swimmer Signs With University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill – November 18, 2013
On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Archmere senior and graduate of Saint Edmond’s Academy Benjamin Creekmore ’14 of Wilmington DE, signed his National Letter of Intent to join the men’s swim team at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ben is co-captain of the Archmere swim team for the second consecutive year. He has been named to the Delaware Swimming and Diving First Team All-State three years in a row.

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Archmere Rower Signs With Boston College – November 18, 2013

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Archmere senior and Independence School alumna Claire Orzel ’14 of Newark, DE, signed her letter of intent to join the Boston College rowing team. Claire has been rowing for the Wilmington Youth Rowing Association since 2011. She competed in both the 2013 U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals in Oak Ridge, TN, and in the 49th Head of Charles Regatta in Boston, MA.

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Archmere Girls’ Lacrosse Player Signs With Saint Joseph’s – November 18, 2013

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Archmere senior and Ursuline alumna Katelyn Payne ’14 of Hockessin, DE, formalized her agreement to play women’s lacrosse at Saint Joseph’s. Kate plays center/midfielder for the Auks, and was captain of the team her junior year, receiving All-State Honors.

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Archmere Baseball Pitcher Signs With University of Delaware – November 18, 2013

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, Archmere senior and IHM alumnus Sean Deely ’14 of Wilmington, DE, signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Delaware. Sean was named Conference Player of the Year for the 2013 season, and was named a Louisville Slugger Second Team All-American Pitcher.

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Archmere Senior Earns Top Score on AP® Exam – November 15, 2013

Senior Brian Zhang ’14 was one of only 19 students in the world to earn a perfect score on the Advanced Placement Computer Science A Exam, given this past spring.

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Archmere Named Apple Distinguished School – November 14, 2013

Archmere has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for its successful implementation of a 1:1 MacBook Laptop Program and for its innovative integration of technology in the classroom.

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Archmere Academy Earns ‘Safe School’ Recognition; First School in DE – May 28, 2013

Archmere Academy is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its Athletic Program.

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Archmere Seniors Come Together For Prom, Community Service – May 16, 2013

As one of their post-prom activities the seniors of Archmere Academy will band together to participate in a community service project with “Stop Hunger Now.”

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Archmere To Host Concert & David Farber Book Signing – April 23, 2013

This performance of award-winning vocal and instrumental student musicians of Archmere Academy rounded out the 2013 Green Concert Series, held in The Patio. Following the performance, The Friends of The Patio hosted a book signing with David Farber.

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Archmere Academy Presents The 6th Annual Fine Arts Festival – March 13, 2013

Held in the Patio, the event featured artwork from the school’s mult-talented students enrolled in the award-winning Fine Arts Program.

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Archmere Academy Hosts Huge Garage & Estate Sale – March 13, 2013

The Moglia Fieldhouse on Archmere Academy’s campus was the site of the Mothers’ Guild Annual Garage Sale.

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Archmere Choir To Give Performance at Carnegie Hall – March 7, 2013

Archmere Academy’s award-winning choir, the Mastersingers, take the stage at the famed Carnegie Hall to perform as part of the National Youth Choir.

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Archmere Senior And DE Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year Signs With Saint Joseph’s University – February 25, 2013

Archmere Senior John Mascioli, named the 2012-13 Gatorade Delaware Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year this past fall, will be the newest member of the Hawks’ men’s cross country team.

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The Peanuts Are Coming to Archmere – February 11, 2013

Archmere Academy Drama presents their winter musical You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.

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Two Archmere Seniors Named Candidates in 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program – February 4, 2013

Archmere Seniors Patrick Reilly and Edward Gomes have been named as two of more than 3,000 candidates in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

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