July 30, 2021
Trey Murphy III (’18) picked by the Pelicans in NBA Draft
During last night’s 2021 NBA Draft, Cary Academy alum Trey Murphy III (’ 18) was drafted as the number 17 overall pick, landing a spot with the New Orleans Pelicans. Before becoming one of the most versatile players in this year's draft, Murphy set records at UVA and Cary Academy.
May 24, 2021
Congratulations, Class of 2021!
On Friday, May 21, 2021, Cary Academy celebrated the Class of 2021 as they embark on the next step of their journey, attending 49 different colleges and universities in 18 states, Canada, China, and Scotland. After being welcomed to CA’s first outdoor commencement by Head of School, Dr. Mike Ehrhardt, Class Speakers Armita Jamshidi ’21 […]
May 13, 2021
Students make their voices heard during CA’s first-ever Poetry Slam
Seventh-grade students shared their voices at Cary Academy's first annual Middle School Poetry Slam. This community-building and advocacy-focused event was the culmination of a month-long study of spoken word, poetry, and rap under the tutelage of two artists-in-residence.
December 17, 2020
Introducing the Spector Family Fund
This fall, the Spector Family Fund was created at Cary Academy. Established in memory of Grey Spector (‘16), and in honor of the entire Spector family’s impact on CA, the Spector Family Fund is a merit-based award that will be given annually to an Upper School student who exemplifies Grey’s spirit—his individuality and unwavering commitment to the pursuit of passions. The award supports the recipient’s tuition for a year. Students are encouraged to apply annually, and faculty members may also nominate students for recognition.
May 22, 2020
Creating Simple, Low-Cost Ventilator Solutions in Sydney
After completing her studies at Boston University, Claire Bridges ’11 found herself as a Faculty of Medicine and Health PhD candidate at the University of Sydney. These days, she works on a multidisciplinary team of students and faculty hoping to create a “simple, low cost ventilator solution to assist the COVID-19 effort.” Working in partnership […]
May 12, 2020
Feeding Frontline Workers, One Shirt at a Time
Suki Bristol ’19 recognized that individuals working on the frontlines too often don’t have the time or energy to refuel while on the job. Therefore, this innovative CA alumnae started a campaign on CustomInk where people can purchase t-shirts or sweatshirts with “give.” written simply across the chest. Each order would translate into donations for these “modern-day […]
April 16, 2020
CA Alumnae in healthcare opens up, shares what she’s learned
Erin Carriker (’14) posted this message on Instagram: “Tomorrow, the family medicine clinic I have called home for the past nine months is becoming a respiratory care clinic.” After graduating from Davidson in 2018 ( go Wildcats!), Erin earned her Masters of Science in Biomedical Science last May from Duke University. In her Instagram post, […]