Ensworth GIrls' Lacrosse defeated Harpeth Hall 11-8 to win the 2019 Private School State Championship. The Tigers had four players selected to the All State team: Carrie Elcan, Annabel Frist, Caroline Frist, and McLean Whitson. Congratulations to Head Coach Corey Donohoe, Assistant Coaches Mia Hurrin and Kaitlyn D'Alessandro, and all the Tigers on an outstanding season!
Marianna Staff’s poetry Capstone on the theme of “Growing” proved to be a fitting topic for her as a young woman and artist. She presented a few selections from her project’s poetry anthology, including some older material from earlier in her Ensworth career, on Thursday, April 25.
Colin Murray ’20 was again named the MathCON National Champion for his grade level. He competed against 3,757 Grade 11 students, 62 of whom were invited to the final round at McCormick Place in Chicago. Grade 6 student Lily Bowen earned an Honorable Mention medal at the MathCON finals.
Caroline Frist grew up in a family where education reform was standard dinner table conversation. Her mentor in high school, David Whitfield, introduced her to the idea that the history of Nashville and education are intertwined and gave birth to her Capstone project. She presented it on March 30.
Ensworth is hosting the 2019 Social Issues Conference on Friday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on the High School Campus at 7401 Highway 100. The event offers attendees the opportunity to learn more about various local nonprofits and how to get involved, volunteer, and make a difference in the Nashville community.
Ensworth has announced Roc Batten as the new Head Varsity Football Coach. The appointment marks a homecoming for Batten, as he was a member of Ensworth’s faculty and staff in the high school’s early years.
Congratulations to our 2019 Tennessean All-Midstate Boys and Girls Swimming Team Selections! Kallie Chelsvig '20, state champion in the 100m freestyle and verbal commit to Notre Dame, made the All-Midstate team in the 100-yard freestyle. And in the boys' category, behind Coach of the Year Christian Bahr, Evan Petty was named 200 yard IM and 100 backstroke. The Ensworth boys filled the entire All-Midstate relays teams, the 200-yard medley, 200-yard freestyle, and the 400-yard freestyle.
Students in the Lower School are preparing for the upcoming World Language Week by participating in activities related to the week’s theme: “Lovely: Finding the Lovely in Ourselves and Others as We Travel the World.” World Language Week is April 15-19.
J.C. Johnson, High School Visual Arts Teacher, has been leading trips to Turnip Green Creative Reuse on quarterly high school Service Learning Days. Their work has led to the creation of a unique art exhibition.
The Tigers defeated Brentwood Academy 48-42 to win the 2019 TSSAA Division II AA State Championship. Ensworth finished the season with a school record 29 wins. Congratulations to Head Coach Mary Taylor Cowles, Assistant coaches Chris Brian and Krystle Horton, and all the Tigers on an outstanding season.
Renowned ceramics artist Susan Beiner will work with high school students as a teaching artist for a week in March. The week will culminate with a reception on Friday, March 8 for her show, which is currently on display in the Ingram Arts Center.