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United States Achievement Academy congratulates all 2015-2016 Middle School USAA National Scholarship recipients

The United States Achievement Academy congratulates all 2015-2016 Middle School USAA National Scholarship recipients. These students can be proud of their outstanding achievements. Their excellent scholastic record and the list of accomplishments certainly deserve national recognition and we are very pleased to be able to award them the scholarships. The winners were sent a congratulatory letter and a check. We hope this scholarship will assist them in their future educational experience. High School winners will be announced soon.

  • 1st Place - Maya Tempel, Golda Meir School, Milwaukee, WI • Nominating Teacher – Ms. A. Razaa
  • 2nd Place – Isaac Daniel Whisenand, Willowbrook Middle School, South Beloit, IL • Nominating Teacher – Mr. J. Bonne
  • 3rd Place – Aneli Mendoza, Parkway Middle School, Kissimmee, FL • Nominating Teacher – Ms. J. Feliciano

    Scholarship applications for the 2017 year may be submitted through December 31, 2017. Students can go to our website at usaa-academy.com to complete the application.

    The United States Achievement Academy is pleased to announce the winners of our 2015-2016 Short Story Contest.

  • 1st Place - Ben Smith, Gaylord High School, Gaylord, MI, Nominating Teacher – Amy Holscher
  • 2nd Place - Avery Myers, Alamo Heights High School, San Antonio, TX, Nominating Teacher– Robert Haak
  • 3rd Place - Will Setterquist, Hyde Park High School, Austin, TX, Nominating Teacher – Bev Brandon

    Congratulations to the winners! Thanks to all who participated. In addition to monetary award, winners will receive a complimentary copy of the USAA Yearbook featuring their stories.

    United States Achievement Academy congratulates all 2014-2015 scholarship winners

    These students have compiled an impressive record, and we are confident they will continue their pursuit of excellence. The winners will receive a congratulatory letter, and their nominating teachers will be notified by mail. The scholarship is awarded in the form of a cash grant, and we hope this scholarship will assist them in their future educational experience. Scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic year may be submitted through December 31, 2016. Students can go to our website at usaa-academy.com to complete the application.

    2014-2015 Top Middle School Winners
  • Jackson Bennett Curtis - Nominated by Mrs. Ragan, Glenwood School, Smith Station, AL
  • Brandon Hansen - Nominated by Paul Milinkovich, Coventry Middle School, Akron, OH
  • Alea Wittler - Nominated by Pam Nicodemus, Vilas Elementary School, Vilas, CO

    2014-2015 Top High School Winners
  • Victoria Cartwright - Nominated by Ashley Hoffman, Ocoee High School, Ocoee, FL
  • John Calvelli - Nominated by Joseph Quinn, Regis High School, New York, NY
  • Samantha Nicole Lai - Nominated by Marlena Sarver, Ed W Clark High School, Las Vegas, NV

    The United States Achievement Academy is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014-2015 Short Story Contest.

  • 1st Place - Kyla Frenia, Wissahickon Middle School, Ambler, PA, Nominating Teacher – Mr. Towarnicki
  • 2nd Place - Olivia Lawler, Olathe Northwest High School, Olathe, KS, Nominating Teacher– Ms. Magaha
  • 3rd Place - Lauren Skinner, Farquhar Middle School, Olney, MD, Nominating Teacher – Ms. Chaney

    Writing Contest Winners 'Open Topic' 2013-2014

    We are excited to announce the winners of our writing contest, “Open Topic”, for the 2013-2014 school year. Our contests have become very popular with our teachers and students, and the response has been gratifying for all. We have received over 2000 short stories! It certainly has made the selection process very difficult. All of you are to be commended for your writing. Following are three teachers and three students that were chosen to receive the contest prizes:

  • Teacher - 1st Place - Connie Laws, Marymount School of New York, New York, New York
  • Teacher - 2nd Place - Patrick Meehan, Louise R Johnson MS of International Studies, Bradenton, FL
  • Teacher – 3rd Place - James G. Fabiano, Newmarket Jr/Sr High School, Newmarket, NH

  • Student – 1st Place - Maria Guseva, McDowell Intermediate HS, Millcreek, PA, Grade 9, nominating teacher - Mr. Kocher
  • Student – 2nd Place - Isabella McLeod, Gardiner Middle School, Oregon City, OR, 7th grade, nominating teacher – Keyla Santiago
  • Student - 3rd place - Marissa Spatz, Auburndale Middle/High School, Auburndale, WI, 7th grade, nominating teacher - Sheila Cherney

    Congratulations to all for a job well-done. As a reminder to students, be sure to return your Student Biography form to the Academy as soon as possible. You will receive a Scholarship Application to complete and return to the Academy for consideration of an educational cash grant.