Mercersburg Academy mourns the unexpected passing of Joseph Beauregard ’18, who died October 18 in Savannah, Ga. Joe was attending Savannah College of Art and Design and lived in Richmond, Va.
Joe came to Mercersburg as a 10th-grade student and attended Mercersburg for three years. He was active in Stony Batter Players (theatre) and Mercersburg Outdoor Education, was a member of the school’s diving team, served as president of the upper middler (11th-grade) class, and was a Marshall Society officer and declaimer.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 25, from 5–8 p.m. at Bliley's Funeral Home, 3801 Augusta Avenue, Richmond, Va. A funeral service will be held Friday, October 26, at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Avenue, Richmond. A reception will follow the service in the church’s family common area.
This past weekend, Stony Batter Players dedicated three performances of its fall play, She Kills Monsters, to Joe’s memory. The school is also planning a gathering on campus in December to honor Joe. Information will be sent to the Mercersburg Academy community once details are finalized.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 435 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $7 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center. Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance of New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. 100 Academy Drive, Mercersburg, PA 17236 GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236 717-328-6173