Academy at the Lakes rolls over Land O’Lakes

Posted on: November 23rd, 2015

Original article by Andy Warrener, Tampa Bay Times LAND O’LAKES — A pair of state semifinalists squared off Thursday night. Class 2A’s Academy at the Lakes returned six of their eight total players. The Gators moved up to Class 6A this season and graduated leading scorer Jhade Hayes. It took less than two minutes for the […]

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HomeTeam 25: Girls basketball players to watch

Posted on: November 12th, 2015

Original article by Kelly Parsons and Rodney Page, Times Staff Writers … Imani Thomas, Jr., F, Academy at the Lakes: There are several talented players for the Wildcats, but Thomas may be the most well-rounded. She averaged 15.1 points and 13.3 rebounds as a sophomore in 28 games. Read more

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Tampa CEO Reinforces Academy’s 6C’s Key to Future Success

Posted on: November 9th, 2015

Upper Division students had a unique opportunity on Monday, Nov. 9, to hear from one of Tampa’s most successful businessmen, Santosh Govindaraju, CEO of Convergent Capital Partners. Govindaraju discussed “soft skills for success” with students, including lessons he has learned from his own college and business experiences. Advice included being an active and aggressive listener; […]

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Smith ’21 Qualifies for Swimming State Championships

Posted on: November 5th, 2015

Academy at the Lakes 7th grader McKenna Smith has qualified to compete in the FHSAA 1A State Swimming Championships. McKenna finished 5th at regionals in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.14 and is seeded 22nd in the state meet. The state meet will be held on Friday, Nov. 6 in Stuart, Fla. This […]

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Wildcats Varsity Volleyball Team Headed to Regionals

Posted on: October 23rd, 2015

For the first time in school history, Academy at the Lakes’ Volleyball team has advanced to Regionals. The Wildcats will play on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7:00pm at City of Life. If the Wildcats win, they will advance to play the Tampa Bay HEAT in Brandon on Saturday, Oct. 31. The team is 22-5 overall […]

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Academy 8th Grader Admitted to MENSA

Posted on: October 20th, 2015

Congratulations to Antonio Quintana ’20, who was recently admitted to MENSA, the International High IQ Society. According to the MENSA website, the organization “provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members. There are members in more than 100 countries around the world. Activities include the exchange of ideas through lectures, discussions, journals, special-interest groups, and […]

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Academy at the Lakes reaches new highs in volleyball

Posted on: October 9th, 2015

Original Article posted on The Laker/Lutz News  Written by Michael Murillo   When Academy at the Lakes volleyball coach Brian Gonzales came to the school four years ago, he had never suffered a losing season coaching at any school or club level. The Wildcats, on the other hand, never had much success on the court. […]

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HomeTeam 25: Volleyball rankings, Week 4

Posted on: September 16th, 2015

Original Article by: Kelly Parsons and Rodney Page via … 12. Academy at the Lakes (10-2) This week: Tuesday vs. Citrus Park Christian, Wednesday vs. Universal Academy, Thursday vs. Foundation Christian Scoop: The Wildcats dropped their first two matches of the season last weekend at the Bishop McLaughlin tournament, but they weren’t bad losses. […]

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Volleyball Preview

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

Original Post By Mike Camunas Tribune correspondent …Players to Watch OH – Alexis Forrester, So. Academy at the Lakes: Led the 9-13 Wildcats with 212 kills and returns with the rest of the team for what could be a breakout season under coach Brian Gonzales. OH – Gigi Chairmonte, So., Academy at the Lakes: Second […]

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Pasco County prep volleyball preview

Posted on: August 31st, 2015

Original article by MIKE CAMUNAS Tribune correspondent A look at the teams and players to watch in high school volley this season in Pasco County. PLAYERS TO WATCH OH – Alexis Forrester, So. Academy at the Lakes: Led the 9-13 Wildcats with 212 kills and returns with the rest of the team for what could […]

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