The year 2022 was packed with adventure, success and learning at Albuquerque Academy. After charging full steam out of the pandemic, students at Academy excelled in a number of areas. Take a leap back and see some of the highlights of 2022 in the following stories and photographs.
Albuquerque Academy boys took first place in the Albuquerque Metro Tennis Championships, held April 18-22, with an overall team score of 18.5.
Academy’s Joaquin Deprez took first in the boys 800-meter run while Gigi Galles took first in the girls long jump and triple jump. Here are a few photos from the invitational:
Albuquerque Academy boys and girls golf teams won the 2022 4A State Golf Championships with a total score of 324 for the boys and 348 for the girls.
Quinn Ennis was named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholar by the Department of Education on May 12.
Albuquerque Academy won the 2021-22 New Mexico Activities Association 4A Director’s Cup for the fourth year in a row. Academy scored 3,080 points, outcompeting second-place Los Alamos, which scored 2,460 points, and third-place Lovington, with 1,660 points.
Class of 2023 Chargers Kellan Gehres and AJ Rivera, and Class of 2024 Charger Brody Whitaker were named National High School Coaches Association All Americans for the 2021-22 school year.
Albuquerque Academy took the top spot in the state for the 2021-22 MaxPreps Cup, scoring 1,389 points. Georgia was the top state, with 10 schools receiving 1,000 points or more.
Academy’s Senate President Mireya Macías started the 2022-23 school year by welcoming new sixth graders and reminding seniors they belong to a community that is ready to embrace them.
Former Academy students were inducted into the school’s hall of fame, and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego received the Distinguished Alumni award.
Albuquerque Academy seniors Scarlett Peterson and Keira Hadlich recently launched The Podvocate, a student-run project where students interview an Austrian exchange student, discuss college sports, music and other community-building issues.