News Archive

2021

  • June

    Diya Tekriwal ’22 and Dhilani Premaratne ’22

    Juniors are business plan champs – again

    Three weeks after winning RE’s annual business plan challenge, Diya Tekriwal ’22 and Dhilani Premaratne ’22 competed against 10 South Florida independent schools at the Innovate South Florida 2021 business competition on April 14.

    Once again, the pair earned first-place honors for their plan for HobbyBox, a monthly subscription box that would bring new hobbies to a customer's doorstep.
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  • April

    2021 bridge-building champions: Rafael Dovarganes '22 and Coren O'Brien '23

    Bridges – and records – shattered during bridge event

    Bridges weren’t the only things broken during Ransom Everglades’ always anticipated annual bridge-building competition final round – myriad event records were also shattered in the epic and exciting finale on April 14. As always, the event featured the dramatic destruction of the school’s top bridges to determine the strongest by weight. The theme of the 2021 RE Bridge Competition said it all: "Not even the strongest survive." 

    Rafael Dovarganes ’22 emerged as this year's bridge-building champion with his record-breaking bridge. Watch the entire event here.
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  • RE students attend two Model United Nations conferences

    Ransom Everglades students served as delegates at two virtual Model United Nations conferences in March, gathering with peers from around the nation to take on various local and global issues. Student-delegates represented particular countries or interests, using prior research and preparation to stay in character throughout the conferences as they addressed various questions, challenges and crises.
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  • March

    Alexa Hommen '22

    Marine Field Research students go shark tagging

    Ransom Everglades’ Marine Field Research students participated in one of the course's signature field trips: a shark-tagging excursion. Two classes of juniors and seniors each spent a day aboard a 55-foot research vessel in mid-February, looking for sharks on Biscayne Bay near Stiltsville and then, when a catch was made, stabilizing the shark and executing a number of research tasks.
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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.