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The Patience of a Suggs

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.

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Govs First-ever Virtual Winter Concert

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. 

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Advancing the Game

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.

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Govs Students Win 76 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

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 and 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.

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