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Academy Celebrates 105 New Graduates Comprising Class of 2024

“The world is vast and filled with endless possibilities, and now it's time to put what you learned into action,” guest speaker Ricky Joshi ’97 said to graduates at Columbus Academy’s 2024 Commencement on June 3. “To that effect, stay curious, play in the rain. Embrace the world with open arms and relentless optimism… I can’t emphasize that enough, relentless optimism.”

The 105 members of Academy’s class of 2024 will matriculate to 70 different…

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Meet New Director of Enrollment Management Adriana Matzke

Adriana Matzke joined Columbus Academy this month as the director of enrollment management. We share this recent conversation to help introduce her to our community.

Q: Welcome to Columbus Academy! First, let’s make sure everyone says your name correctly. How is your last name pronounced?

A: Matt-ski

Q: You just moved to Columbus from the Twin Cities. Our head of school…

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Columbus Academy Hosting 111th Commencement on June 3

Columbus Academy will honor 105 graduates at its 111th Commencement on Monday, June 3. The outdoor ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Ricky Joshi from Columbus Academy’s class of 1997 will serve as guest speaker for the ceremony.

Ricky is a…

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Erich Hunker ’81 Named New CEO at Columbus Humane

Erich Hunker ’81, Columbus Academy’s assistant head of school for development and external relations since 1999, will be leaving his alma mater in mid-June to become chief executive officer at Columbus Humane, a local nonprofit with a mission to fight animal cruelty, help animals in need and advocate for their well-being.

“Coming back to work for an institution that changed and shaped…

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2024 Young Alumni Award Presented to Stephanie Preston Domas '05

Stephanie Preston Domas ’05 accepted Columbus Academy’s 2024 Young Alumni Award during the school’s annual Senior Alumni Board Luncheon on April 23.

Stephanie is the chief information security officer at Canonical, the maintainer of the world’s most popular Linux operating system Ubuntu. Previously she was the chief security technology strategist for Intel and led two successful cybersecurity businesses after graduating Cum Laude from The Ohio…