Class of 24 Post Graduate Plans

Our graduates are always going on to great things both academically and professionally. Below is a summary of the Class of 2024 post graduate plans listed by their Academy arts department.


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Boston Conservatory, or Hofstra/BFA Dance – National MeritCommendee
Louisiana State University or University of New Haven/Nursing
Fordham, George Mason University, or University of Hartford, BFA Dance
Hofstra University/Dance & Psychology
University of Connecticut/Psychology or Journalism
University of Massachusetts/Amherst - Dance & Political
Manhattanville University/BFA Commercial Dance
University of South Florida/Health Sciences
University of Hartford/Nursing – Presidential Scholarship
Oklahoma City University/BFA Dance – Presidential Scholarship
University of Hartford/BFA Ballet Pedagogy
Lesley University
Capital Community College/Political Science
University of Hartford/BFA Dance Pedagogy

Design and Theater Production

Full Sail University/Film Winter 2025 - 2024 Hartford Creative Contest Winner


University of New Haven/Music & Sound Recording
Salve Regina University/Music Education
Western Connecticut State U./BFA Theatre Design
Tunxis Community College/Liberal Arts
American Musical & Dramatic Academy/BFA Musical Theater & Voice;
University of St. Joseph/Political Science & Law
Tunxis Community College

Musical Theater

Fordham University/
Manchester Community College/Information Technology
University of Hartford/Commercial Voice
Pace University/Business
Sarah Lawrence University
Molloy University/Cap21 – BFA Musical Theatre - Presidential Scholarship
Pace University/BFA Acting for Film
Sacred Heart University/Musical Theater & Psychology
Western Connecticut State U./BFA Musical Theater
Manhattan School of Music/B.M. Musical Theater
University of Puerto Rico/Rio Piedras – Art History
University of Hartford/BFA Musical Theater
Eastern Connecticut State University/Music


Morgan State University/Acting
University of Connecticut/Anthropology
Bard College/Theater - Honorable Mention, Eugene O’Neill Young Playwrights Festival
Tunxis Community College/Marketing
University of Hartford/Stage Management
Towson University/BFA Acting
Capital Community College/ Health Sciences

Visual Arts

Savannah College of Art & Design/Animation
Roger Williams University
Savannah College of Art & Design
Asnuntuck Community College/General Studies
University of New Haven, Business Management
University of Hartford/Studio Art or Early Childhood Ed.
Trinity College Dublin/Film & English Joint Honors Program - National Merit Commendation
University of Hartford/BFA Studio Art
Manchester Community orTunxis Community College/ Graphic Design
University of Michigan/BFA Art & Design - Silver Key/3-D Sculpture & Honorable Mention/Drawing from AP Portfolio, Scholastic Art Awards
Pratt Institute/Interior Design - Architecture Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentoring Program for Architecture

Class of 24 End of Year Summary

N = 58 Seniors

93% (54) students will attend college

7% (4) will work, apprentice, travel (1 Simsbury, 1 Burlington, 1 Bristol, 1 Cheshire)   

 60% (35) will attend arts colleges/programs to pursue the arts 

29% (17) – 1st in Family to attend College (Simsbury, Manchester-3, Middletown-2,
Enfield -2, West Hartford, Southington, Bloomfield, Hartford-2,
New Britain-2, Windsor Locks, Burlington)

2 – National Merit Commendees (Avon, Southington)

3 - Presidential Scholarships

University of Hartford - Nursing
       Oklahoma City University – BFA Dance
Molloy University/Cap21 – BFA Musical Theater

1 – Dean’s Talent Scholarships: 
Molloy University/Cap21 – BFA Musical Theater

54% (39) Students took at least 1 AP course

28% (16) – National Honor Society Members

1% (1) – World Language Honor Society 

1% (1) – Tri-M Music Honor Society

2 – Silver Keys – 3-D Sculpture & Mixed Media, Scholastic Arts Award
1 – Honorable Mention – Drawing from AP Portfolio, Scholastic Arts Award 
1 – Honorable Mention, Eugene O’Neill Young Playwrights Festival
1 – Elizabeth Anne Carlson Performing Arts Scholarship
1 -  Bruce Douglas Scholarship
1 – Thrall Foundation Scholarship
3 – SNAP Photography Apprenticeships, Amistad Center for Culture
2 – Seals of Bi-Literacy – French & Spanish
1 – Silver Medal, University of Connecticut Student Writers’ Competition
1 – Plainville Choral Society – Pete & Maryjane Peluso Scholarship
1 -  Thomas Duffy Award
1 – Peter Blake Award
1 – Sylvia Davis Patricelli Scholarship
1 – National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award

1 – Excellence in Science for the NGSS Assessment
1 – National Society of High School Scholars
1 – CHET Big Dream Scholarship
1 – Teen Miss Plantsville Award


Academy students will attend colleges in 10 states, Puerto Rico, and Ireland with 
76% choosing schools in the Northeast:

CT – 27
GA - 2
NY – 11
IL - 2
MA –2
MICH - 1
FL - 2
OK - 1
RI - 2
MD - 2


Connecticut options: 47% of the Class of 2024 will attend colleges in CT.  The University of Hartford, University of New Haven, and Tunxis Community College were the top 3 CT colleges.

Bard College – Theater
Eastern Connecticut State University – Music
Fordham University - Psychology
Hofstra University – BA Dance & Psychology
Manhattan School of Music – BFA Musical Theater
Manhattanville College – BFA Commercial Dance
Molloy University/Cap21 – BFA Musical Theater
Morgan State University – BFA Acting
Oklahoma City University – BFA Dance
Pace University (2) – BFA Acting for Film & TV; Business
Pratt University – Architecture 
Sarah Lawrence University – Theater/Social Sciences/Creative Writing
Savannah College of Art& Design (2) – BFA Animation; Undecided
Towson University – BFA Acting
Trinity College Dublin – Film & English, Join Honors Program
University of Hartford (8) – BFA Dance; Dance Pedagogy; BFA Ballet Pedagogy; BFA Musical Theater; BFA Studio Art (2); B.Mus. Commercial Voice; BFA Stage Management;  BS Nursing
University of Michigan – BFA Art & Design
University of Puerto Rico/Rio Piedras – Art History
Western Connecticut State University (2) – BFA Musical Theater; Theatre Design
University of Hartford – 9
University of New Haven – 3
Tunxis Community College - 3
Manchester Community College - 2
Western CT State University – 2
Capital Community College - 2
Eastern CT State University - 1 
University of St. Joseph - 1
Asnuntuck Community College – 1
Sacred Heart University - 1

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