The Advantages of Being a High School Intern

Posted on: May 11th, 2017

Words by Kenny Quayle ‘16 Internships. This word usually incites fear, uncertainty, and thoughts of seemingly endless latte runs for the head honchos at some bland office owned by an equally bland company. This type of internship seems to be a pointless exercise of the tortures of adult life in an equally torturous and boring […]

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Bacon, FSU rout Boston College

Posted on: February 21st, 2017

Original Article by Times Staff SOFTBALL: USF infielder Lauren Evans, a former Academy at the Lakes star who hit .500 in five games this past weekend, was named American Athletic Conference player of the week. Read the full article here.

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Alumni Reflection: CJ Lewandowski ’12

Posted on: January 26th, 2017

Words by CJ Lewandowski ’12 As a 2012 graduate, I was fortunate to experience some of the most influential years of Academy progress and witness a substantial change from School Spirit “back then” to what Academy School Spirit has now become. When I first came to Academy, everyone was proud. We were proud of the […]

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Academy Welcomes Home Alumni for a Special Panel for Seniors

Posted on: January 6th, 2017

On Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 Academy at the Lakes was pleased to welcome 10 alumni home from college to speak with current seniors about subjects ranging from academics, summer activities, mental and physical health, safety, dorm life, homesickness, clubs and activities, and making friends. The alumni participants in this year’s panel explained just how important […]

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Alumni Gathering

Posted on: December 5th, 2016

Join us for the AATL Alumni “Home for the Holidays” event. Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm on the Upper Division Patio. Enjoy a fun evening connecting with former classmates and teachers. Current seniors are invited to attend as well. Cuban sandwiches from Florida Bakery, beverages, and dessert will be provided. (Adult beverages available […]

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Alumni Q&A with Jalex Stark ’13

Posted on: November 8th, 2016

Academy graduate Jalex Stark currently attends California Institute of Technology and is majoring in mathematics. Jalex plans to pursue a PhD in Computer Science, specializing in Quantum Information.   Q: When did you begin your Academy journey? A: I was 10 years old when I enrolled at Academy, and I wasn’t into sports, music, or […]

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Tommy Giglio ’05 Elected to AATL Board of Trustees

Posted on: September 23rd, 2016

For the first time in Academy at the Lakes’ history, an alumnus has been elected to the AATL Board of Trustees. Tommy Giglio ’05 studied journalism at Northwestern University and currently works as a Product Design Manager at Facebook. Previously, Tommy served as Design Director and Head of Design at Optimizely, a San Francisco Bay […]

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Alumni Advice: How to Choose the Best College For You

Posted on: September 12th, 2016

Who better to give college search advice than those who have recently been through the decision-making process? In our Alumni Facebook group, we asked our alumni for their tips and advice they would give current high school students that are beginning the college search process. Below are the answers and personal experiences from our alumni. […]

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Care Package Ideas Your College Student will Love

Posted on: August 29th, 2016

With our Alumni Care Package Party just around the corner and we wanted to make it as easy as possible for our alumni parents and friends to pack their boxes with items their college student will love. So, we took to our AATL Alumni Facebook Group to find out from the source. What would our […]

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Top 5 Tips for Transfer students at Academy at the Lakes

Posted on: June 21st, 2016

Words by Kenny Quayle ’16, Marketing Intern and Alumnus   Be friendly The most important thing you can do as a new student at Academy is to be friendly. You don’t have to be overly so, and not everyone has to be your best friend or really has to even like you, but you should […]

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