Ravenscroft's 2015 Hood to Coast relay team, Ravens in the Hood, completed the 198-mile race on Saturday, Aug. 23 in a time of 27 hours and 28 minutes, which placed them in the top quintile of all teams. They were the third-highest fundraising group in the race and the only team composed entirely of high school students.
Ravenscroft's girls varsity cross country team won the Championship Division of the Early Bird Wendell Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 23. Maddy Ringenbach '16 finished second and Bella Church '18 was ninth overall.
Ravenscroft celebrated the newest members of the School community during the annual New Parent Barbecue on Aug. 18 at Pugh Pond, Tara Farm. The traditional event serves to welcome new families and celebrate the start of the school year.
Ravenscroft's varsity girls cross country team is ranked 16th in the state headed into the fall season. Meanwhile, the News & Observer lists the Ravens among its "Teams to Watch" in its Triangle high school cross country preview.
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) quarterback Quinn Billerman '12 was profiled in Monday's News & Observer as he competes for the starting job in his first year at the school. The article notes, "If anyone in N.C. Central's locker room fits the bill of a traditional quarterback, it's No. 8."
The News & Observer identifies Ravenscroft among its "Teams to Watch" in its Triangle high school volleyball preview. The article notes, "The Ravens reached NCISAA 3A semifinals with boost from Erin Kelly (369 kills, 299 digs)."
Sean Billerman '10 teamed with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry to win a "hot shot" competition during a Hoops for Troops event featuring USA Basketball's national men's team at the U.S. Military Academy on Aug. 18.
Twelve Upper School students will complete the 200-mile Hood to Coast Relay in Oregon on Aug. 22 and 23 to raise money for Providence Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society. As of Tuesday morning Ravenscroft ranked in the top five for fundraising among the more than 1,000 teams competing in the event with $38,000 raised.