All boarding, grades 9-12 in Alexandria, Virginia
Joy Ashford '18 Awarded Scholarship for Summer Study in China
Joy Ashford '18 was selected to receive a 2016-17 National Security Language Inititive for Youth scholarship for the Summer Chinese language program in Xiamen, China. The NSLI for Youth Scholarship is sponsored by U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and prepares American students to be leaders in a global world. According to the program's website, "NSLI-Y ais to provide opportunities to American youth that will spark a lifetime interest in language learning."
EHS Chinese teacher Julie Wang-Gempp says, "The NSLI for Youth Scholarship selection process is highly competitive. I am so proud that Joy has qualified for this wonderful educational opportunity for intensive Chinese language and cultural study."
To learn more about NSLI-Y and their programs, please visit their website.
EHS alumnus Cuthbert Buckle Class of 1910 was shot and killed at the 1916 Battle of Somme during World War I while leading a charge against a German line, the first of the School’s 22 fatalities in the conflict. Found in his belongings was a letter from then-Headmaster Archibald Hoxton, Sr.
In December of her senior year at Episcopal, Lauryn King ’17 found out she had been accepted to Dartmouth, her dream school. Yet no sooner had she victoriously closed out one application process then she began another.