Senior Reflection: Julia Gensheimer – #Memories: Reflecting on My Two Years at Gatton

By: Julia Gensheimer After writing a commencement speech, signing yearbooks, and making multiple #tbt collages, I’ve done a lot of reflecting on my two years at Gatton. As an avatar, I’ve enjoyed sharing my “Gatton love” with prospective students, legislators, family, friends, and random college students throughout the year. Lots of people, places, stories, and Read More…

Senior Reflection: Jenna Willett

Gatton Academy: A home away from home. It even has a mom-away-from-mom, Beth Hawke! Never in my wildest dreams had I ever thought that I would find a community that challenged me frequently, yet felt like a place of belonging. The first semester of my junior year was really imposing. What with difficult curriculum and Read More…

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review

by: Michael Evans On Friday, May 1st, Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated sequel to The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, was released. With the heavy overlap between its students and Marvel fans, The Gatton Academy provided ticket-buying services and transportation for 16 students (including myself) to attend a screening on that same day. Age of Ultron Read More…

Alice in Wonderland – 2015 Prom

By: Lydia Buzzard On April 18th, WKU’s sidewalks were littered in sequins and glitter—the breadcrumb trails of Gatton Academy Prom. Students and their families spread out across campus for photos before the big event at 7pm, when the Augustein Alumni Center saw a procession of dresses and tuxedos enter its doors. Inside the ballroom one Read More…

Caves, Olives, and Bumper Cars

By: Kelly McKenna Most of us had been in a cave before, but the cave of Diros was something different than we had experienced before. Descending into the cave wearing our bright orange life jackets, we boarded boats to explore. The cave is about 14 km and we explored about 1,300 meters on the lake Read More…

Athens in the Rear View Mirror

By: Kelly McKenna After a long three days we are repacking our bags to head out of our Athens hotel in the morning. After heading out of Nashville on Wednesday afternoon, our group had a short layover in Atlanta before our 6-hour overnight trip to France. When we landed in France many people in our Read More…

Wrapping Up

By:  Josh Stewart Presents aren’t the only things we’re wrapping up this December at Florence Schneider Hall. It’s been a long 16 weeks, but every good thing must come to an end, right? The semester is almost over which brings both good news and bad news for students. The good news is that only five Read More…

A Night of Wonder: Winter Formal 2014

By Jenna Willett Even though The Gatton Academy is not your normal high school, we still participate in fairly normal high school practices, like dances. Typical high schools have homecoming, but at an atypical Academy, where competitive sports are not available, we have Winter Formal. Winter Formal, or Fall Formal as some have dubbed it Read More…