Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73

Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73 to Speak at July 25 Commencement

In an unprecedented time, Columbus Academy is preparing for a unique Commencement to honor its Class of 2020. The outdoor ceremony is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, and will be held in school’s main stadium.

This year's guest speaker will be Dr. David Hamlar Jr. '73, an Academy alumnus who has been a teaching physician at the University of Minnesota for the past 25 years and retired as a Major General from the Minnesota Air…

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Standing Together Against Racism

To care for each other and connect our resolve against racism, members of the Columbus Academy community, both past and present, gathered in the school's stadium on June 11 to hear speakers sharing what this moment means to them and what they hope to see happen next as we all move forward.

Following an acapella performance of “Let There Be Peace on Earth” by rising freshman Alaina West ‘24, speakers included Upper…

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Academy Joins Efforts to Fight Pandemic

As mentioned in a new Columbus CEO magazine article, Columbus Academy has joined the effort to help healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Makerspace gurus Todd Martin and Luke Howard have put the school’s 3D printers to good use by producing face shield visors in their homes.


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Stellar Trio Inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Columbus Academy’s Athletic Hall of Fame officially grew to 43 members as Phil Cannon ’82, Lindsey Williams ’01 and Scott Smith ’03 were enshrined during a ceremony in our dining hall on January 25, 2020.

Alumni Board president Craig Tann ’92 was on hand to help present the newest inductees with their hall-of-fame plaques after they were introduced and gave a reception speech. The trio was then recognized at halftime of…