Welcome home, alumni.
Even though you have graduated, there are many ways to stay involved with Canterbury. Join us for events on campus including Homecoming, Alumni Tailgate, Fall Family Picnic, Alumnus Festivus, Laughing Cavalier, Trivia Night, Graduation and our many arts and sports events. Local and regional alumni gatherings happen throughout the year. There are also many opportunities to volunteer through the Alumni Association.
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Canterbury is pleased to announce the 10 new Canterbury Scholars who will attend the High School next fall as freshmen. The 34th annual Canterbury Scholar Competition was an opportunity for all area eighth graders to compete for $8,000 ($2,000/year) in merit scholarships. Additionally, Cynthia Diaz will come to Canterbury School as a freshman for the 2016-2017 school year through the prestigious Malone Scholars Program. Canterbury School was selected in May 2009 by the Malone Family Foundation to receive a $2 million endowment for the funding of educational opportunities for academically talented and motivated students.
The Indiana High School State Debate tournament was held at Ben Davis High School January 29-30. Two Canterbury students advanced in congressional debate. Jason Collins was awarded the second highest award for a presiding officer and named Speaker of the House. Keenan Baldus competed in the semi-final round after many grueling hours of debate.
Junior Sam Witwer took home the 1st place trophy from the Indiana State Chess Championships in January. As champion, Sam received a $2000 scholarship and will go on to compete in the Denker Tournament of High School Champions this summer.
The girls swim team completed their prelims on Thursday with fantastic results. Coach Lombard is very proud of their achievements as they head into the next round of sectionals on Saturday at South Side Natatorium. Diving begins at 9 a.m. and the Sectional Final is at 12:30 p.m. Following is Coach Lombard's report on the Thursday prelims:
We sent Olivia Torres, intern and alum, into Middle School classes, unannounced, to capture a few minutes of class time to give viewers an inside look. Olivia filmed and edited the segments together for a video titled "Inside Canterbury Middle School." We posted the video on Facebook last Friday and within 18 hours it had 1,000 views. Click through to watch the video.
The girls basketball team is back on the court tonight for the Sectional semi-finals against Bishop Dwenger at 7:30 p.m. at Garrett HS. The girls knocked out a win over Leo on Wednesday, 57-45. With a win tonight the Lady Cavs will play in the finals Saturday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Austin Ash will represent the High School in the trumpet section of the IPFW Department of Music Three Rivers Honor Band for the fourth year in the row. Sam Bellavance will represent the Middle School as an oboist. The concert is free and takes place Saturday, Feb. 6, at 1:30 p.m. at IPFW's Rhinehart Music Hall.
Junior Mason VanHouten joins just 12 other Canterbury boys and girls basketball players in achieving a major milestone - 1,000 HS career points. She scored 43 points against Heritage January 26 to help the lady Cavs bring a home a win. who else is on the list? Girls: Lindsey Swanson, Natalie Huneau, Megan King, Aubrey Holle, Tabatha Gerardot, Cassie Kreiger, Bailey Farley, Kindell Fincher, Darby Maggard. Boys: Brandon Holler, Juan Calderon, Trent VanHorn.
Canterbury artists and writers earned 208 Scholastic awards. Students and their teachers will be recognized at the Regional Awards Ceremony at the Grand Wayne Center Sunday, February 14, at 1 p.m. The regional winners art and writing will be on exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art February 14 through April 10. Entries awarded a Gold Key, will go on to the national competition. For art, there were 13 HS Gold Keys and 3 MS Gold Keys. In writing, there were 51 HS Gold Keys and 8 MS Gold Keys.
High School girls soccer coach, Jennie Crandal, has been named Indiana State High School Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations. Additionally, High School boys soccer coach, Greg Mauch, has been recognized with a Letter of Commendation by The National Soccer Coaches Association of America.