Two seasoned Govs faculty members will step into new leadership positions beginning this summer. Director of Admission Mike Kinnealey will become the new Assistant Head of School while remaining in his role as Director of Admission, and English Department Chair Karen Gold P’11, ‘17 will become Academic Dean.
In 2020, Cecilia (Ceci) Reyes ‘12 returned to Govs as director of student activities, ninth grade dean, Spanish teacher, dorm parent, coach, and co-advisor. She was recently named head coach of the varsity girls basketball team. Find out more about what drew her back "home."
Patience is a virtue; and it was one of the big lessons that Regina Suggs Kelley '02, P'24 learned at Govs. “You can’t rush people,” she says. This was particularly true when she was a peer volunteer at The Governor’s Academy’s Multicultural Orientation, helping new international students acclimate to campus at their own speed. And patience is something that Regina now practices with her own students as a teacher at Oakstone Academy in Florida.
The opening of school this past September presented a host of challenges to overcome, but Director of Choral Music and Arts Department Chair Currie Joya Huntington and Director of Instrumental Music Barbara Friend P'16 had a particularly complicated problem to solve: how to put on a Winter Concert with musicians spread out around the world, many in different time zones. From every day rehearsals to how to prepare for a full concert, Currie and Barbara had to rethink everything they typically do, including deciding if they could even pull this off.
Derek Falvey '01 had his playing days end during his college baseball career at Trinity. But he wasn’t quite ready to give up the game. So after a year away working in the real world, he headed to the Cape Cod Baseball League games to film players, scout, and do statistical analysis to hand out (free) to MLB scouts and executives.
Govs arts and writing students have once again received numerous titles and recognition this year in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Govs students won a total of seventy-six art writing awards.
26 Govs art students won 44 awards in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition this year. Govs students earned 12 Gold Keys, 15 Silver Keys, and 17 Honorable Mentions.