Academy Experiences

 Just in the 2016-2017 School year Shepard Academy has had the following honors or excelled in these activities:

81 students are enrolled in the 4 year academy
26 Juniors earned 9 college credits each...234 college credit hours earned
27 Seniors earned 6 college credits each...162 college credit hours earned
396 college credit hours earned this year.
821 hours of volunteer/service hours for senior Shepard Students.
26 students will each be interning a minimum of 126 hours in their chosen career field.  For a total of 3276 hours in internships.   

We the People State District Winner
We the People State competitor-7th in the State!
Nominated for the Evansville Leadership Award-Government Project category
Stan Harris Indiana Council for Social Studies Citizen Award.
38 students competed in the Senior Division of the 2016 National History Day Southwest Regional contest
2 Overall category winners
4 1st place winners
3 2nd place winners
5 3rd place winners
(how many competed at the state level?)
1 entry completed at National competition
17 Shepard students participated in 2017 YMCA Youth & Government
Shepard students elected to 4 of 5 state offices
Shepard student awarded outstanding overall legislative bill
Shepard student selected as outstanding attorney
Shepard student selected as outstanding media person
Shepard student selected for Spirit of the Y Award
3 Shepard junior girls attend Hoosier Girls State last summer. 
Evansville Bar Association Law Day. 
Shepard Academy Leadership Days [middle school, elementary school kids] 
2016 election campaign interns and election workers 
1 Shepard student attended FBI Youth Leadership Academy