ARTHUR JORDAN WINS FULL PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP TO LYNN U - CLASS OF 2013 APPROACHING $1 MILLION SCHOLARSHIP MARK!!
With international students from across the globe, PDA has educated high-achieving scholars from China, England, France, Cameroon, The Dominican Republic, Ghana, Lithuania, Scotland, Jamaica, the Ukraine, Serbia, Russia and more!
Students from Japanese prep school Keio Academy's New York campus visited PDA in April 2012 for a day of learning activities and cultural exchange highlighted by an interactive discussion with PDA's Dr. Kevin Glasper.
Storm scholars will visit Keio's New York campus in 2013 and in 2014, a delagation of PDA and Keio students will travel to Japan.
PDA BUILDS CULTURAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH JAPAN'S KEIO ACADEMY
CONGRATULATIONS TO PDA's CLASS OF 2010
PDA's Class of 2010 (several pictured left at their prom) continues PDA's 100% college acceptance rate tradition.
A powerhouse unit of 15 high-achieving graduates, the Class of 2010 earned scholarships and acceptance to leading schools across the country including Penn State, Seton Hall, Iowa State, St. John's, Spelman, UMBC, Mt. St. Mary's, Indiana, UMES, Clark Atlanta, Hampton, George Washington, York, California, Missouri, Texas Southern, Hartford, Delaware State, Voorhees, Nyack, Elmira and many, many others.
CONGRATULATIONS TO PDA'S CLASS OF 2011 ON CONTINUING TRADITION OF 100% COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE
PDA SETTLES IN ON LAUREL, MARYLAND CAMPUS
Maryland's first all-digital high school (PDA is not an online school) is located in Laurel, Maryland, USA. The Storm will continue to provide daily shuttle service from the Greenbelt metro and PDA's digital makeover including interactive digital Smart Boards in every classroom, an award-winning curriculum, textbooks on flash-drives, a student body outfitted with the latest net-books, tablets and laptop computers, Wi-Fi, PDA's comprehensive Internet, cloud-based school management system and our informative daily blog will remain as keys to PDA's acclaimed 100% college acceptance rate.
Kanu Aja - College of San Francisco
Bryan Akinkugbe - Columbia State
Jalen Bowe - Louisburg College
Deanna Braxton - Potomac St. Coll.
Jasmine Chambers - Garrett Coll.
Kevin Cutler - NC A&T University
Cortez "Tre" Duncan - High Point U
Bria Edwards - St. John's University
Vashil Fernandez - Valparaiso U
Tessa Frazier - Bowie State U
Matthew Gorski - U of Ill. Chicago
Alexander Hazelwood - Robert Morris
Christian Leach - Missouri W. Plains
Stephane Manga - Salt Lake City College
Alexander Semidey - Virginia State U
Kareem Story - University of Utah
McCall Tomeny - Loyola U-New Orleans
Photo - Courtesy of Min. Stacy Smith
CLASS OF 2012 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE UPDATES
The prized Storm Wall of Honor continues to grow as the Class of 2012 adds to PDA's acclaimed 100% college acceptance rate. The Class of 2012 earned nearly $550,000.00 in scholarships with an average of over $45,000.00 per student-scholar.
Michael Scott, 2012 has been accepted to Miami University, Flagler College and the University of Maryland. Mike will attend prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia where he was awarded a $124,000 academic scholarship.
An Honor's graduate, member of the National Honor Society and co-captain of the boys basketball team who carried a 4.0+ GPA for his senior year, Michael also earned a $40,000 scholarship from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Allese Morrison, 2012 has been accepted to her school of choice, North Carolina A&T University. She has also earned acceptance to Delaware State University.
An Honor's graduate who earned a 4.0+ GPA for the entire school year, Allese was a member of the Lady Storm basketball team and was also President of PDA's senior class.
Elizabeth Pope, 2012 has been accepted to Seton Hall University in New Jersey and St. John's University in New York. "Liz" will attend the University of Pittsburgh which awarded her a $120,000 full academic scholarship.
An Honor's graduate and member of the Lady Storm basketball team who will major in Engineering, Liz was also awarded a $44,000 academic scholarhip to Seton Hall.
PDA downs National Christian to advance to CBAA Championship game (1). PDA's Aquille Carr's senior mixtape by the Mars Reel (2), PDA's Anton Water''s senior mixtape by the Mars Reel (3), PDA's Jerron Martin senior mixtape by Hoops Mixtape (4)
Alexus Davis, 2012 has been accepted to St. Andrews University in North Carolina.
An Honor's graduate and member of the girls basketball team, Alexus has earned an academic scholarship to St. Andrews which is ranked as one of America's top universities by U.S. News and World Report.
Aaron Kennedy-White, 2012 has been accepted to Penn State University, where he will major in Accounting while pursuing his MBA and CPA license.
A member of the boys basketball team, Aaron placed amongst the top students in the nation with a Math SAT score that was less than 100 points from a perfect score.
Jamaal Williams, 2012 has been accepted to ASA Institute, where he was awarded a full athletic scholarship valued at $37,200 for basketball.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland and co-captain of PDA's 2012 NCSAA National Championship basketball team, Jamaal will major in Business at ASA's Brooklyn, New York campus.
CLASS OF 2012 EARNS SCHOOL RECORD OF OVER $550,000.00 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
Alexus Davis - St. Andrews University
Ricardo Ebanks - Florida Institute of Technology College of Engineering
Brandon Glasgow - College of Southern Maryland
Aaron Kennedy-White - Penn State University
Jerrod Lemon - College of Southern Maryland
Allese Morrison - North Carolina A&T University
Elizabeth Pope - University of Pittsburgh College of Engineering
Breana Savoy - Frostburg State University
Michael Scott - Morehouse College
Cleve Stewart - Saint Leo University Florida
T'yonna Teamer - Chesapeake College
Jamal Williams - ASA Institute New York
PDA ADDS NEW SLATE OF AP COURSES
PDA is excited to announce that Storm students can now earn college credits through the College Board's Advance Placement exam program. When Storm Scholars take AP courses, they demonstrate that they have sought out an educational experience at PDA that will prepare them for success in college and beyond.
PDA SCHOLARS OF THE QUARTER
Congratulations to Gerald Rodriguez, 2013, Brandon Better, 2014, Amala Nixon, 2015, Kenneth Evans, III 2016 and Justin Turner (post-grad) on earning Scholar of the Quarter honors for their outstanding academic performance throughout the second marking period.
Each of these scholars made the best use of PDA's small class sizes and the Storm's all-digital format to earn Headmaster's Scholars status while setting the tone for a competitive school year alongside their classmates.
PDA ATHLETICS ROCKS YOU TUBE
PDA's AP Offerings Include:
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Computer Science
AP English - Literature and Composition
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics B
AP Physics C: Mechanics
AP U.S. Government and Politics
AP U.S. History
AP World History
CLASS OF 2013
Arthur Jordan, III, 2013 earns full $192,000 Presidential Scholarship for academics to Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.
Jerron Martin, 2013
earns full scholarship to Mississippi "'Ole Miss" University valued at $175,848!