Catching Up With Ross

Catching Up With Ross

Alumni stories are invaluable. They offer insight into how a Franklin Academy education can make a difference, setting the course for college, career, and adult life. When we last talked to Ross Mesnick, FA class of 2018, he was a newly-minted freshman at Binghamton...
Our Boys at RIT

Our Boys at RIT

I received a wonderful email this past weekend. With permission, I am delighted to share it with everyone. Good Morning Franklin! As the new year begins, my gratitude and joy are renewed. Both Adam and Josh are starting the year on the RIT campus after taking last...
It Started With A Smirk

It Started With A Smirk

What follows is a thank you note I received just before graduation. The postscript arrived yesterday. “Nothing is impossible.” Three words our son posted on a board in his room succinctly summarize our experience with Franklin Academy. When our son first arrived on...
Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

Franklin Academy opened its doors to our first students in September of 2003. One of these “pioneers” was Mat Covino, a senior looking for a school where he could belong, grow, and succeed. During an eventful year, Mat helped forged many of the school’s traditions,...
Marry Me!

Marry Me!

Josh Chasen ‘14 and Melanie Lopatin ‘14 met at Franklin Academy. They became friends and started dating during their senior year. Melanie graduated with honors in science and enrolled at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Josh graduated with...