Living the Values
Shawn Rockwell Hardy ’80 lives her life by the St. Augustine quote “the world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
Diane Wynter ’74, the first black female graduate of the Academy, came to Mercersburg through the A Better Chance program, and for many years, she felt like a failure because she wasn’t able to go...
When visitors walk into Traylor Hall, they immediately feel at home, and Susan Simar, the admission receptionist, is one of the reasons why.
In her ninth-grade mindfulness course, Monique Garcia ’22 was asked to bite into a jalapeño.
Slowing down is not easy for Jack Kothari ’20.
For the past 41 years, Mercersburg Academy faculty member Jim Malone has had a singular guiding principle: to make the world an interesting place for his students and to inspire a love of learning.
A Conversation 50 Years in the Making
Mercersburg Academy magazine is an eight-time winner of the CASE District II Accolades Award for independent-school magazines. (CASE is the international association for advancement and communications professionals in education; District II includes six states in the Mid-Atlantic region and the District of Columbia, as well as portions of Canada and the Caribbean.)
We hope that the magazine will inform and entertain the Mercersburg family and strengthen the bonds connecting us all with this important place. Contact the editor, Megan Mallory, with questions, comments, or story ideas.
Since 2007, the magazine has been printed on FSC-certified paper. The publication is printed at HBP in Hagerstown, Maryland.