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Track Team Shows off at State!

Last week we celebrated the many accomplishments of our amazing Varsity Track Team! Over the course of three days, our athletes took home more medals than any Brookstone team before them! On the first day of competition, our girls 4×100 team (Adrianna Hamilton, Olivia Foster, Anna Kate Helton, and Sally Dismuke, with alternates Laine Harris and Wells Roberts) set a new school record of 51.26 and qualified to advance to the finals on Saturday. Grace Vazquez set a new personal record of 17.40 in the 100-meter hurdles and qualified for finals. And Adrianna Hamilton […]

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Vote for Deron – Photo of the Year!

Congratulations to our very own multi-talented Brookstone parent, Deron Hicks! Deron is not only an incredible photographer, but he is also an author and an attorney. Deron devotes hours and hours of his time to photographing our athletes and captures some of the most wonderful photos you have ever seen! It is truly an act of service to our families and we are so grateful! So in turn, CLICK HERE to VOTE for DERON! He is nominated for Photographer of the Year by FNF Coaches! What an incredible honor and […]

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Alumni Spotlight – Sarah Bufolge Pitzen

Periodically, we highlight one of our many alums doing extraordinary things! Enjoy this update from Sarah Bufolge Pitzen, Brookstone Class of 2002, currently living in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Sarah Bufolge Pitzen, Class of 2002 University of Georgia – B.S. in Psychology; Minor in Spanish and Art History Eastern Virginia Medical School – M.S. in Art Therapy What are you doing now? I have been with The Up Center, a non-profit human services agency, for the past 8 years serving in various roles but primarily as a Clinical Services Supervisor in the Outpatient Counseling department. We are currently embarking on an exciting adventure as we plan to open a military family clinic in partnership with the Cohen Veterans Network, which was founded by philanthropist Steven A. Cohen. As Lead Clinician, I will oversee a team of clinicians to provide evidence-based therapies to veterans and their family members to treat a variety of mental health problems including PTSD, anxiety, depression, adjustment to civilian life, anger, grief and loss, family dynamics, transitional challenges, relationship problems, and child behavioral problems. The Cohen Veterans Network is anticipating our clinic to be one of the highest utilized clinics of all the CVN clinics across the nation due to the strong military presence in our community. The Hampton Roads area is home to one of the world’s largest populations of military personnel, as it is home to the largest Naval base in the world as well as the […]

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ESPN Chooses Hudson as Future UGA Coach

It’s no big deal that ESPN just named one of our alums as the potential future head coach for the University of Georgia football team! I mean, that type of thing happens all the time! Except that it doesn’t! 🙂 We could not be more proud of Prather Hudson and all he has accomplished during his time at UGA, and for all of us who know and love him, this comes as no surprise! Congratulations, Prather! We can’t wait to see what your future holds! To read the article in […]

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Page One Winners 2018

Last night was a great night for Brookstone at the Page One awards! Congratulations to our Page One winners, Hannah Mattson, Athletics, and Mason Gillespie, Drama, and to our runners-up, Carly Cline, English, Ridley Hudson, Journalism, and Emma Yancey, Social Sciences. The Page One Awards program was originated in 1976 by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and remains one of the most high-profile, prestigious award ceremonies in the region. Recognizing high school seniors who have demonstrated exemplary achievement, exceptional character, service, leadership, and scholarship, students are nominated in 14 categories and hail from all area high […]

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Seniors’ Last Day

Today was the last day of school for our seniors!! And that brings about both tears of joy and wistful reflections. Time just truly goes so fast… Here are some snapshots celebrating their college choices as they anticipate the next chapter of their lives! Not everyone is pictured nor every college represented, but we sure are going to miss these kids. The sky is the limit on what they will accomplish. They are an amazing group of kiddos who are well prepared to step into their roles as the leaders […]

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