Pied­mont Academy wel­comes new stu­dents

The Covington News - - EDUCATION - STAFF RE­PORTS news@cov­news.com

Pied­mont Academy kicked off the 2017-2018 school year with 27 new stu­dents Aug. 10.

Pied­mont draws from an eight­county area; the ma­jor­ity of the stu­dents com­ing from Jasper, Butts and New­ton County. Other coun­ties in­clude Henry, Jones, Mor­gan, Rock­dale and Wilkin­son.

Join­ing the Pied­mont fam­ily in PK3 through fifth grade in­clude James Brim­berry, Drew Brooks, Averie Cook, El­lie Drew, Wy­att Fulcher, Colt Hawkins, Bent­ley Mal­colm, Wy­att Nord­strom, Walker Pe­den and Stella Rose Wilk­er­son.

New mid­dle school stu­dents are Catie Brooks, Layne Cook, Lo­gan Cowan, Brodie Hawkins, Mal­lory Kelly, Hey­don McLen­don, Ni­co­las Ny­man and Cole Wade.

High school stu­dents new to Pied­mont Academy in­clude: Will An­drews, Cody Brim­berry, Noah Faubli, Bradley Green­wood, Brock Green­wood, Abby Grif­fin, Alex Kelly, In­dia Lind­sey and Tay­lor Smith.

Pied­mont Academy was founded in 1970 and is en­ter­ing its 47th year in ed­u­ca­tion. More than 900 alumni be­long to the school’s as­so­ci­a­tion. The school is “ac­cred­ited with qual­ity” by the Ge­or­gia Ac­cred­it­ing Com­mis­sion, ac­cred­i­ta­tion from South­ern As­so­ci­a­tion of In­de­pen­dent Schools (SACS), and Ad­vancEd cer­ti­fied. Pied­mont is a mem­ber of the Ge­or­gia In­de­pen­dent School As­so­ci­a­tion.

Ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion con­cern­ing Pied­mont Academy can be found by con­tact­ing the school or vis­it­ing the school’s web­site at pied­mon­ta­cademy. com.

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