Academy Experiences

Just in one 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
  • 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]
  • Election campaign interns and election workers
  • 1 Shepard student attended FBI Youth Leadership Academy