News and Announcements

Nine EDS students joined around one hundred students from local schools in competing in the ICTM (Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics) State Mathematics Contest at USI. These students competed in a test portion for Pre-Algebra as well as a timed teammate activity with a variety of questions. All of our students did an excellent job. EDS 7th grader, Angelique Jones, won the School Excellence Award by winning the highest combined test and...
Day School senior Sabina Alcock has been accepted into the Indiana University ASURE Research Program for next year.  She will be researching how to silence bacteria to prevent infections.  Additionally, Sabina recently received a silver medal from the Optimist Club essay contest for her essay about her grandfather's eternal optimism. Congratulations, Sabina!  
Evansville Day School will host national expert, renowned educator, author and visionary leader Katie Koestner on Tuesday, April 12 for a day-long program. Koestner has lectured at over 5000 colleges and high schools in North America. She has appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine, on Oprah, CNN, MTV, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and many other nationally televised programs. The program, sponsored by Dunn Hospitality Group,...
Congratulations to senior Alayna Rodgers, who was named one of fifty Regional Academic All-Stars for the state of Indiana by the Indiana Association of School Principals.
Congratulations to junior Tyler Myers for placing 3rd in the University of Evansville's Global Changemaker Challenge Championship with his project "Driving for Change, Sensory Inclusion." His 3rd place win qualifies him for an $18,000 annual scholarship to attend the University of Evansville!
Congratulations to 8th grader Norah Ahmed for being one of only 17 spellers to score high enough in the SNSB Regional Qualifier Test to advance on to the SNSB Regional Bee. The Regional Bee, set to take place on March 5th, is the fourth and final step before contestants can earn a coveted spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Good Luck Norah! EDS is rooting for you!
Evansville Day School is proud to announce Brandon Foster has been selected as one of the 2022 recipients of the Vanderburgh County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships. Lilly Endowment Community Scholars are known for their community involvement, academic achievement, character and leadership.  “Vanderburgh County is fortunate to have many high achieving students. We received over 90 applications for this year’s scholarship. I’m always...
Congratulations to Marshall Craft, Tyler Myers, Shriya Naraya, and Cole Ziemer, who have been named as EDS recipients of the Rising Stars of Indiana, Class of 2023.  We are proud of the academic excellence, extra-curricular involvement, and leadership skills that they bring to EDS.  The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) presents the Rising Stars of Indiana Class of 2023 selected by their high school and based on their academic...
Evansville Day School’s Director of Performing Arts, Amber Ferguson, has been recognized as a 2021 McDonald’s Outstanding Educator. This fall 15 local teachers were selected as the second annual 2021 McDonald’s Outstanding Educators from a pool of more than 720 nominations.  The award honors educators who exhibit the ultimate dedication to their students and contribute to the improvement of education in our most challenging times. Local McDonald...
On November 2nd, The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance announce the 2021 State Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance. From an applicant pool of thousands of high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2022, 100 students have been named State Winners in the Heisman High School Scholarship competition awarded by The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance. Evansville Day...
Ms. Holly Ziemer, Head of EDS Upper School, announced today that Hamza Rimawi has been named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from both Day School and National Merit Scholarship Corporation NMSC®, which conducts the program, was be presented by Ms. Ziemer to this scholastically talented senior.   About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their...
Evansville Day School senior Alayna Rodgers was awarded the prestigious designation of College Board National Recognition Programs Scholar. The honor is given to students who score in the top 2.5% of the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) who attend school in a rural area or small town or identify as African American, Indigenous, Hispanic American or Latinx. Scholars must also earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or...
Evansville Day School is incredibly proud of the work of our 2020-21 AP students and teachers. Thirty-four students in Grades 9-12 sat for sixty-five, total, AP exams. EDS had an outstanding overall pass rate of 85%, exceeding state and national averages in our students' tested subjects.   Six EDS students were named AP Scholars with Distinction; three students were awarded AP Scholar with Honors; and seven students earned AP Scholar awards this...
written by Adeleine Halsey `21, school writing intern This year, EDS took an unconventional approach to its annual outside of classroom experiential learning - Intersession. Typically, the Upper School offers a series of trips on local, national and international levels. Despite the pandemic, the faculty at EDS wanted to continue the long-standing tradition, even on a local level.  The week of Intersession required months of rigorous planning,...
Brandon Foster Earns National Award
The National WWII Museum Announces 2021 Billy Michal Student Leadership Award Recipients    The National WWII Museum in New Orleans has named local student Brandon Foster of Evansville Day School as a 2021 Billy Michal Student Leadership Award recipient. The national honor is awarded annually to one student in every state who has maintained a strong record of volunteerism, demonstrates school and community activism, and helps implement creative...

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