Among Harris Bethel's many honors, the Class of 2016 Valedictorian's latest award is one that he is most proud of - being named the Male Academic Athlete of the Year by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The award recognizes the state's top scholar athlete, male and female, across all classifications. Bethel is the very definition of a scholar athlete. Through discipline and hard work, Harris competed in four sports while earning perfect scores in nine of his Upper School classes.
The Episcopal Collegiate School Parents Auxiliary will host Back-to-School Days on August 15, 16, and 19. Stop by at the times and locations listed below and shop our new spirit wear and used uniform sale.
Monday, August 15, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lower School and Upper School Commons
Tuesday, August 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lower School and Upper School Commons
Friday, August 19, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lower School Commons
The Golf Coaches Association of America released its Division III PING All-America teams on Tuesday and Episcopal Collegiate alumnus Conley Hurst was honored. Conley graduated from Episcopal Collegiate School in 2013 and will be a Senior at Washington and Lee University this fall. Conley logged a 75.76 scoring average across 21 rounds during his junior campaign in 2015-16. He earned Third Team All-ODAC laurels this spring, in addition to claiming the ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for the second straight year.
Episcopal Collegiate's Lily Radtke, 7th grade, is Arkansas's 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winner. Lily showcased her culinary skills with a dish called "Asian in Arkansas," which features spring rolls, edamame salad and watermelon skewers.
Lily will represent Arkansas at the Kids' State Dinner at the White House in July as Arkansas's 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winner. Along with 55 other young chefs who represent all 49 other U.S. States, four territories and the District of Columbia.
Episcopal Collegiate School has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals. In the 25 years since NAEYC Accreditation was established, it has become a widely recognized sign of high-quality early childhood education. Nearly 7,000 programs are currently accredited by NAEYC – approximately eight percent of all preschools and other early childhood programs. Episcopal Collegiate is one of only two NAEYC-accredited preschools in Little Rock, and the only school in the city with an NAEYC-accredited Kindergarten program.