Awards

Wildcat Athletics Finishes 8th in Statewide Sunshine Cup Standings

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes has finished eighth overall in the 2015-16 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award 2A private school standings. This is the fifth consecutive year the Wildcats have finished among the top 8 in the final standings, and AATL was the highest-ranked 2A private school in […]


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Pasco students shine at state STEM fair

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

Original Article by: Times staff Pasco Regional Science and Engineering Fair students won several awards at the recent 61st annual State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida STEM Competition, which took place in Lakeland. Top high school regional project winners Viraj Patel (Mitchell High) and Pranav Warman (Academy at the Lakes) qualified for the Intel […]


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Academy Students Win Awards at Florida State Science and Engineering Fair

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

Academy at the Lakes was well represented at the 61st State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida last weekend at The Lakeland Center in Lakeland. Out of more than 50 nominations that were considered, Pranav “Raj” Warman ’16 was chosen to be one of six student speakers at the SSEF opening ceremony before an […]


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8th Annual USF Young Innovator Final Competition

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016

Original Article from USF Young Innovator Competition. All ten finalists delivered outstanding presentations. “I cannot stop using the word ‘brilliant’ to describe your inventions” noted finalist judge Bill Green. Finalist judge Dr. Paul Sanberg observed that many of the inventions addressed alleviating human suffering such as homelessness, low vision mobility, re-purposing waste products and keeping […]


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Academy Celebrates Radiant Peace Award Winners

Posted on: January 29th, 2016

  On Wednesday, Jan. 27, three Academy at the Lakes students were celebrated during Morning Assembly for their Radiant Peace awards. The Radiant Peace Education Awards involves all students in grades 1st – 8th from both public and private schools, home schools, youth, after-school groups, and abroad. Students participate by creating a piece of fine […]


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Academy at the Lakes athletics tops all 2A private schools

Posted on: December 17th, 2015

Original Article Michael Murillo When Tom Haslam took the athletic director position at Academy at the Lakes around seven years ago, the school had varsity teams. But, a lot of their games were against junior varsity opponents. With a high school enrollment of slightly more than 100, the talent pool was limited. In some sports, […]


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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 Claims Carey E. McDonald Award as Florida’s Top 2A Private School Athletic Program

Posted on: August 27th, 2015

Academy at the Lakes was recently honored as Florida’s top 2A private school athletic program during the 2014-15 school year, receiving the prestigious Carey E. McDonald Award for the first time in school history. The award winner is determined based on the season results of 20 different teams. During the 2014-15 school year, Academy had […]


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Academy Athletics Celebrates Banner Year of Success

Posted on: May 21st, 2015

It’s been a banner year for Academy at the Lakes’ athletic program. Literally. Each season – fall, winter and spring – yielded championship results for the Wildcats. In total, the Academy gym will soon display six new banners – five for individual accomplishments and one for a team championship, the Boys’ District Tennis title. In […]


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2015 Geography Bee Finalists and Winner Announced

Posted on: February 2nd, 2015

  In keeping with Academy’s curricular goals to foster critical thinking and communication skills among our students, on Friday, Jan. 30, 10 7th and 8th graders competed as finalists in Academy’s National Geographic Bee. Congratulations to Bobby Pesch ’20, winner of Academy’s 2015 Geography Bee, and Evan Beam ’19, runner-up. According to the National Geographic […]


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