Class of 2019 Post Graduate Plans

Class of 2019  -  End of the Year Summary

N = 136

83% (113 full-day and half-day students) will attend college
17% (23 full-day and half day students will work, take a Gap Year, intern, attend vocational programs, apprentice, travel  ~ 8 Hartford students, 15 suburban students)   

(In 2018, 83% of the class attended college; 17% did not.)
      


83%-  (95 full-day students) will attend college
17% - (16 full-day students will work, serve in the military, take a Gap Year, intern, attend vocational programs, apprentice)

(In 2018, 83% of GHAA full-day students attended college; 17% did not.)

 


32% (44) will attend arts colleges/programs and pursue the arts as a major.

(In 2018, 41% opted to attend arts colleges/programs.)

8% (13) – 1st in Family to attend College (HD – Granby and West Hartford;
FD – Enfield, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, and Vernon


2- Presidential Scholarships: 
  • University of Connecticut/Mathematics
  • New England Institute of Technology
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5 – Dean’s Scholarships:
  • Marymount Manhattan College/Dance-Body, Science & Motion
  • Columbia College Chicago/B.Mus. Performance
  • University of New Haven/Music & Sound Recording
  • University of New Haven/Criminal Justice
  • Bay Path University/Computer Science

2 – Honors Programs:

  • Eastern Connecticut State University/Secondary Education & English
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts/Education & English


40% (55) Students took at least 1 AP course

11% (15) – National Honor Society Members


  • 1 – Wallace Stevens Poetry Winner, 2 years in succession – FD Hartford
  • 2 – Scholastic Writing Awards, Gold Keys – FD Hartford, HD West Hartford
  • 1 - Scholastic Art Award, Silver Key and Honorable Mention – FD Canton
  • 1 – 1st Place – 2019 CT Student Writers Magazine/UCONN & CT Writing Project - HD Glastonbury
  • 2 – Honorable Mentions – 2019 CT Student Writers Magazine – FD Hartford,
  •   HD West Hartford
  • 2 – 2019 Fresh Voices, Sunken Garden Student Readers – FD Hartford,
  •  HD West Hartford
  • 1 -  Winner, 2019 CREC Writes – FD Vernon
  • 1 - Harvard Award Book – FD Canton
  • 2 – Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Music Educ. Scholarship – FD New Britain, HD West Hartford
  • 1 - $10,000 Live Out Loud Young Trailblazer – FD Vernon
  • 1 – Prudential Cares Scholarship – FD Vernon
  • 1 – Burger King Scholarship – HD Enfield
  • 1 – Bread Loaf Writers Conference – HD Glastonbury
  • 1 – Champlain College Writing Conference – HD Glastonbury
  • 1 – Biomedical Women Minority Scholarship – FD Vernon
  • 2 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships – FD Hartford, FD Hartford
  • 2 – Y Achievers – HD Bloomfield, HD Hartford
  • 1 – Hispanic Police Officers Scholarship – FD Hartford
  • 1 – Winner, Hartford Stage “Write On!” Playwriting Competition – HD Canton
  • 1 – Semi-Finalist, 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition – FD Hartford
  • 1 – Winner, Rhode Island School of Design Annual Art Award for Achievement in the Viisual Arts – FD Portland

  • COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • American Musical & Dramatic Academy (2) – BFA Musical Theater
  • Arizona State University – Music Therapy
  • Berklee College of Music – Guitar Performance
  • Bennington College – History
  • Binghamton State University – Theater/Acting & Directing
  • Columbia College Chicago – B.Mus. Performance
  • Dean College – BA Musical Theater
  • DePaul University(2) – Film & Television; BFA Playwriting
  • Fashion Institute of Technology – Production Management & Cosmetic Fragrance Marketing
  • Hofstra University (3) – BA Dance & Psychology; BA Dance & Speech Pathology; BA Drama
  • Longy School of Music – B.Mus. Performance
  • Marymount Manhattan College (2) – BA Dance – Body, Science, & Motion; BA Directing
  • Montclair State University (3) – BFA Dance & Nutrition Science; BFA Dance; Theater Studies &Computer Science
  • Morgan State University (2) – BFA Theater Arts/Musical Theater
  • Muhlenberg College – BA Dance
  • New York University – BFA Drama
  • Pace University – Creative Writing & Journalism
  • University of the Arts – BFA Dance
  • University of Connecticut (6) – BFA Acting; Art Education; Electrical Engineering; English; Health Sciences; Math
  • University of Hartford (11) – Allied Health Sciences; Art History & Studio Art; Audio Engineering Technology; Criminal Justice; Early Childhood; BA Jazz Studies; Music Production; BFA Musical Theater; Psychology; Philosophy; Pre-Law
  • University of New Hampshire – BA Musical Theater
  • University of New Haven – Music & Sound Recording
  • Western CT State University (2) – Communications; BFA Musical Theater

  • Academy students will attend colleges in 15 states with 72% choosing schools in the Northeast:
    CT – 66  
    MD - 2 
    NY – 11
    RI - 2
    MA – 10
    VT - 1
    NJ – 3 
    WI - 1
    IL - 3
    LA - 1
    PA - 2   
    WA - 1
    FL - 2              
    NH - 1
    AZ - 2   


    Connecticut options:
    48% of the Class of 2019 will attend public colleges in CT.

    Manchester Comm., UHart, Central, and UCONN were the top four CT colleges.

     (In 2018, 40% of the class opted to attend college in Connecticut.)

    • Manchester Community College – 14
    • U. of Hartford – 11
    • Central CT State U – 7
    • UCONN – 7
    • Capital Community College – 6
    • Tunxis – 5
    • Eastern – 3
    • U. of New Haven - 3
    • Western CT State U – 2
    • Southern CT State U – 2
    • Goodwin - 2
    • Middlesex Community College – 1
    • Northwestern CT Community college – 1