March 2024 News

Spring 2024 Midterm Director’s Lists

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding performance in the first half of Spring semester!

Spring 2024 Midterm Director's list part 1
Spring 2024 Midterm Director's list part 2

DECA State Career Development Conference Results

Friday, March 15, 2024

Ten Academy students represented the Indiana Academy at the DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Indianapolis from March 3-5, 2024, competing in the following series: Accounting Applications, Marketing Communications, Business Law and Ethics Team Decision-Making, Entrepreneurship Series, and Hotel and Lodging Management.

Ella Robertson, who represented the Academy in Marketing Communications, came out second after the finals. Anna Gu placed sixth in Accounting Applications with Carson Gull and Brody Chestnut placing fourth in Business Law and Ethics Team Decision-Making.

Ella, Carson, and Brody qualified to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, CA form April 27 – May 1, 2024.

The other Academy students competing at the conference were Jackson Bales, Andrew Carter, Kenny Gihozo, MaKaela Gist, Alesya Rathinasamy, and Arav Singh.

Academy Envirothon Team Advances to State Competition

Thursday, March 14, 2024

The East Central Envirothon Competition took place at the Ball State Environmental Education Center on Thursday, March 4. Participants saw 5 wonderful presentations by experts in environmental fields and were also treated to a magnificent thunderstorm. The Indiana Academy’s team won the regional competition and will advance to the State Competition at Purdue next month. Congratulations to Jackson Bales, Kylie Bernier, Delaney Blankenbuehler-Lee, AJ Carter, Cole McDermott, and Mallory Saldaña!

Quiz Bowl State Championship Tournament Results

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Indiana Academy quiz bowl team at the state championship tournament
Indiana Academy Quiz Bowl team at the state championship tournament.

On Saturday, March 2, the Academy’s quiz bowl team participated in the state quiz bowl championship tournament sponsored by the IASP (Indiana Association of School Principals). The Academy entered the competition seeded 11th of 18 teams and after posting a 4-5 record, finished the tournament in 10th place. Congrats to the Varsity quiz bowl team of Carson Gull, Brody Chestnut, Lily Ellis, and Lily Highbanks.

Next up for the team is the Small School National Championship Tournament in Chicago during the last weekend of April. Good luck!

Fixing Up by Mr. Marsh at Muncie Civic Theatre

Friday, March 1, 2024

Muncie Civic Theatre’s Casazza Family Studio Theatre will feature Fixing Up, a comedy written by Mr. John Marsh, Associate Lecturer of History, with his wife, Jenni on March 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17. John and Jenni wrote this play several years ago and it won the 2014 MacLaren Comedy Playwriting Festival. In addition, they will be co-directing the production. A previous play they had written, Cat’s Pajamas was performed at the Muncie Civic Theatre last season. Dr. Dain Kavars, Executive Director of the Indiana Academy, said, “Having watched their previous play, I can attest that John and Jenni are excellent playwrights! This is a show you will not want to miss.” Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at