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Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020
As the grade dean for the Class of 2020, it was Dan Walker’s job to support the seniors from the start of the school year right through Commencement.
Posted by Jenny Bell ’17 on Friday, July 31, 2020
Coleman Weibley is always willing to lend a helping hand, even when he’s not asked. So when the COVID-19 crisis began to affect Mercersburg’s students, Weibley didn’t hesitate to step up and help out.
Posted on Friday, July 31, 2020
Maggie Betkowski ’21 of Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, and Rose Potter ’21 of Middleburg, Virginia, both have a knack for helping people, and they both consider Mercersburg home.
Posted by Jillian Wilkerson on Wednesday, January 29, 2020
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.”
Posted by Shelley Swope on Monday, January 27, 2020
When visitors walk into Traylor Hall, they immediately feel at home, and Susan Simar, the admission receptionist, is one of the reasons why.
Posted by Shelley Swope on Monday, January 27, 2020
In her ninth-grade mindfulness course, Monique Garcia ’22 was asked to bite into a jalapeño.
Posted by Shelley Swope on Monday, January 27, 2020
Slowing down is not easy for Jack Kothari ’20.
Posted by Tyler Miller on Monday, January 27, 2020
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.
Posted by Megan Mallory on Monday, January 27, 2020
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 directly to college.
Posted by By Eliza DuBose ’20 on Friday, August 23, 2019
Tonya Rutherford ’90 has sharp cheekbones, dark curls, and the authoritative voice of one who knows how to speak out and make people listen. Early in our conversation together, she stands up to survey the bookshelf behind her briefly before pulling down a volume: The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One by Margaret Lobenstine. Rutherford declares this to be the book that best exemplifies her life. Anyone who is even vaguely acquainted with her would... Read More


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