On Saturday, June 4, Priddy Learning Academy hosted its 20th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Ceremony at St. Stephen’s Church. Staff, students, family and friends joined to honor student academic achievements at the Academy. Master of Ceremonies was Mr. Michael Priddy, founding director of Priddy Learning Academy, who opened the Academy at the church in April 1996, before moving in 2001 to their current location at 266 Essex Street.
Mr. Priddy extended gratitude to his wife, co-director Dr. Fangjie Liu, his mentors, staff, students and parents who have been key in shaping Priddy Learning Academy into what it is today. At Priddy, programs provide one-on-one attention to students in the classroom, while students are responsible for daily practice assignments that correspond to their individual progress and pace.
Elementary, middle and high school students were called one-by-one on stage to receive their awards. Some students have only been at the Academy for a year, others for more than a decade.