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Debbie Keeran Announced as 2021 Commencement Speaker

Debbie Keeran, who decided last fall to retire in June, will conclude her remarkable 42-year career at Columbus Academy as the 2021 Commencement speaker.

“Being the 2021 Commencement speaker is an absolute privilege to me,” said Debbie, our Assistant Director of Admissions since 1996. “Personally and professionally, Columbus Academy has been the heart and soul of my world and my family’s for 42 years and if I can impart a fraction of what this…

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Academy Benefits from Premier Education Program

Open the door of opportunity, and Columbus Academy students will make the most of it.

In May of 2010, Columbus Academy was selected to receive a $2 million endowment from the Malone Family Foundation to provide scholarships for high-achieving students with financial need (currently, 28% of our students receive tuition assistance). As the only Malone Scholarship School in Ohio at the time, Academy joined 30 other distinctive schools across the nation to have been honored…

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Celebration of Black History Month

All are invited to participate in a celebration of Black History Month that will take place via Zoom on Sunday afternoon!

Starting at 2:30, the initial half-hour will be geared toward younger students and their families. Hosted by Columbus Academy 7th-grader Brian Ankamah, this segment will feature 13-year-old entrepreneur Te'Lario Watkins II of Tiger Mushroom Farms (learn more about him at

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Four Familiar Faces Taking on New Roles

Four individuals familiar to Columbus Academy will take on new roles at the school in the coming months. Head of School Melissa Soderberg has announced the hiring of Edward Rhee as Associate Head of Middle School and Harland Young as Assistant Director of Facilities and Grounds as well as promotions of Lisa Spolter to Assistant Director of Admissions and Dr. Pascal Losambe to Assistant Head of School for Student Outreach.

Rhee is a 1993 graduate…

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Pair of Spring Head Coaches Hired

Columbus Academy is excited to announce a pair of new varsity head coaches for the upcoming 2021 spring season! Ashlee Abraham takes over the track and field program while Morgan Fee Maldovan will guide our girls lacrosse team.

Abraham replaces Denny Hammond, who retired from coaching at the conclusion of the cross country season last fall after five-and-a-half years at Academy preceded by 17 years at Reynoldsburg High School (read news article…