Student NEWS & shoutouts

Ridgefield Academy students are confident learners and leaders both inside and outside the classroom. Swelling with #patriotpride, we recognize and celebrate students for the individual areas in which they thrive.

Students In The News

Mateo S.

In spring of 2023, Mateo S. ’24 was featured in RPAC Academy’s student art exhibition, The Artist’s Path. His work, including the above painting, was proudly displayed at the front of the gallery and visible from Main Street in Ridgefield.

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An All Star Cast!

In addition to Josie, five additional RA students also performed in the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance’s production of The Nutcracker in the winter of 2022! From left to right: Finlay G., Mateo S., Arya S., Josie G., Olivia C., & Sasha S.

Quinlan M.

As a sixth grader, it is a feat just to be accepted to play in the Connecticut Western Region Music Festival for Grades 6-8. Festival participants play four scales and an etude as well as sight read. Quinlan M. ‘25 was not only accepted to play violin at the festival but scored an incredible 300 out of 300. He was recognized and performed at a Middle and Upper School assembly in December 2022.

Abby and Emily B.
In the summer of 2022, Abby B. ’24 won the Silver Spring Junior Club Championship and Emily B. ’23 was the runner up. Abby also placed first in her age group in drive skillset at the subregional Drive, Chip, & Putt.
Minho C.
While Minho C. ’27 was preparing to begin his journey as an RA student, he was also busy becoming a golf champion! In August of 2022, Minho came in first place in the 2022 U.S. Kids Golf New York State Invitational.

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