Matthew Pugh Presents Chapel Talk

The education received on the family farm will evolve into a lifetime of farming for Matthew Pugh. In his Chapel Talk, delivered virtually on May 5, he described the experiences with family and friends that have given him the skills to succeed.  Mistakes have been an...

Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Valedictorian at Amelia Academy for the class of 2021 is Elijah John Edens. Eli has excelled academically at the Academy and also pursued a precision machinist certification at John Tyler Community College. He is a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club....

Grace Wilson Chapel Talk Presentation

“It’s not where you start that matters in life, it is where you finish,” Grace Wilson said in her Chapel Talk, delivered virtually at Amelia Academy on April 28. She described the difficulties she faced and the challenges she has overcome. And yet, Grace also said she...

Alex Webb delivers Chapel Talk

Our greatest motivation can come from the people closest to us who believe in our potential. This realization made a tremendous impact on the life of AA senior Alex Webb, who paid tribute to these people in his Chapel Talk, presented virtually on April 22. “My family...

Our Stories

“Our stories are something we spread around the world so we can connect with others.” --Jalen Booker, senior, Amelia Academy        Telling stories is part of daily human life. As social beings, we humans love a good story. It’s the way “we can connect with...

Jody Morris Delivers Chapel Talk

The feeling of being settled and at home came to Jody Morris at Amelia Academy when baseball season started during his sophomore year. The certainty of knowing he was in the right place made all the difference, he said, during his Chapel Talk, delivered virtually on...

Jalen Booker Delivers Chapel Talk

“Our stories are something we spread around the world so we can connect with others,” said Jalen Booker in his Chapel Talk, delivered virtually at Amelia Academy on March 31. He shared the story of his life, beginning with a move across the country when he was six...

Joseph Borum delivers Chapel Talk

Life changes can prove challenging, a fact Joseph Borum reflected upon in his Chapel Talk, delivered virtually on March 24. Arriving at Amelia Academy in the second grade, Joseph said that he was “that kid” who, during the first days, fought against attending his new...