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Oak Hill Academy’s Gold Team headed for Dick’s Nationals Tourney

The Dick’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals Tournament announced yesterday that Oak Hill Academy’s Gold basketball team will defend its national title in the tournament March 30-April 1, 2017, in New York. The Warriors (seeded 5th) will play 4-seed Findlay Prep of Nevada in the first round on Thursday, March 30. The game will be played at Christ the King High School in Middle Village, NY, at 2 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPNU. See USA Today’s story about the tournament field here.

Last year’s team poses for a photo after defeating La Lumiere 62-60 in overtime to win the Dick’s Nationals Championships at Madison Square Garden in New York. — Photo by Andy Marlin USA TODAY Sports Images


Gold Team finishes regular season strong!

The Gold Team of Oak Hill Academy closed out the regular season at home with a 91-39 win over York Prep Academy of Rock Hill, South Carolina, on March 8, 2017.

Congratulations to the Warriors for another outstanding season. On to New York and the Dick’s Nationals!

Scoring for the Warriors:
Lindell Wigginton – 17 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists;
Devontae Shuler – 14 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists;
Matt Coleman – 13 points, 2 rebounds, 8 assists;
Billy Preston – 11 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists;
David McCormack – 8 points, 6 rebounds;
Kenny Nwuba – 8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist;
Eddy Kayoloud – 8 points, 6 rebounds;
Ty-Shon Alexander – 7 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists;
Josh Hemmings – 5 points, 2 rebounds


Oak Hill Academy Spirit Days: Spirit Dress & Feats of Strength

On Wednesday, the day of Oak Hill Academy’s last regular season Gold Team Basketball game, we assembled in storied Turner Gymnasium in our “School Spirit” regalia for the epic final round of this year’s Spirit Days competition. “Feats of Strength” was the theme of the day’s activities, as class representatives tested their physical and mental fortitude in games including an iron woman contest, jump roping, the “wall sit,” a sack race, a basketball shoot, a (grueling) tug-of-war tournament, and the “Dizzy Bat” relay. The gathering was capped with a lively class cheering competition.

Our thanks to Mr. Hill and his band of faculty and staff helpers who engineered a great series of Spirit Days events. And thanks to our students for your enthusiasm, creativity and participation. On Thursday morning, Mr. Hill announced that this year’s competition was the closest on record, and it was the Seniors who claimed the crown. Congratulations, seniors–and enjoy sleeping in on an upcoming Saturday School day!

New “Student of the Week” for Oak Hill Academy!

Meet David M., a junior from Chesapeake, Virginia. He is our newest “Student of the Week.” David is in his first year at Oak Hill Academy, and was recommended for this honor with the following: David is a hardworking, conscientious young man who is diligent in his work, both at the dorm and in the classroom.  He always has a pleasant attitude and gets along well with everyone.  He is among the most well-mannered students in my classes, never failing to add a “thank you,” “please,” or “yes, sir” or “ma’am.” He works hard at helping others to study and participate.

Congratulations, David!

Students are regularly nominated and chosen by the faculty and staff for making notable contributions to Oak Hill Academy campus life.





Contact Information

Oak Hill Academy
2635 Oak Hill Rd.
Mouth of Wilson, Virginia 24363

Phone Number  276-579-2619

Administrative Office Fax Number  276-579-4722

Academic Office Fax Number  276-579-2618

Ms. Cyndie Richardson

Director of Student Affairs
Mr. Henry Crede

Director of Girls’ Resident Life
Mrs. Katherine Crede

Director of Boys’ Resident Life
Mr. Gary Crede

Director of Financial Affairs
Mrs. Rhonda Bowen

Student Expense Accounts
Mrs. Paula Phelps

Student Tuition Accounts
Mrs. Laura Phipps

Transportation Coordinator
Mrs. Regina Cooper

Director of Counseling
Mrs. Joy Groves

Academy Nurse
Mrs. Lynne Ham
Mrs. Betsy Anders

For additional contact info., visit the Faculty & Staff Directory.