Once a Saint, Always a Saint
Welcome home! When you become a Saint, you join a family of over 3,000 Nansemond-Suffolk Academy alumni, who are all an integral part of the NSA community. All alumni are members of the NSA Alumni Association, which keeps you connected to the school and provides networking opportunities to advance your career or reconnect with classmates through annual events. The Association also works to celebrate the achievements of our alumni, many of whom are making a great impact in their fields and on society. Whether you have big news to share or just need to update your contact information, your NSA family wants to hear from you!
Congratulations to Max Greenhood ’07 and to Jennifer Griffin Groves ’94, whose businesses, Rocketbike and Embroidery Etc., were named small businesses of the year by the Hampton Roads Chamber and the Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads, a chamber affiliate.
Dan Marshall, a graduate of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, has been taking the American Idol stage by storm.
Alumnus Eric “DJ” Minor ’18 won the EA Sports Madden NFL 21 x HBCU Tournament title last year and is looking to defend his title in 2022.
Alumna Madi Wilson '18 is a third-year nursing student at the University of Virginia and was recently featured on the university's website after visiting with the baby whose birth she witnessed during the first day of her clinical rotation in labor and delivery.
Kudos to Jiayuan Wang '17 on the successful launch of his startup company, Cookiestruct. Jiayuan's story was recently featured in the Montreal Gazette.
Congratulations to Upasana Barot ’18 for being among the 100 honorees in Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest Business Majors of 2021.
Congratulations to Eric "D.J." Minor '18 for winning the Inaugural Madden 21 x HBCU Tournament final on Saturday, February 6.
Dr. Ralph Howell '78, Dr. Dani Howell '06 and Lauren Billings '03 were recently featured in Inside Business about navigating the pandemic and continuing to serve patients at Howell Comprehensive General Dentistry, A Division of Atlantic Dental Care, PLC.
Congratulations to Ellis Pretlow '05 for being recognized by Inside Business as a Top 40 Under 40 honoree.
Congratulations to Matt Tuttle '05 for being recognized by Inside Business as a Top 40 Under 40 honoree.
Virginia Tech Recreational Sports recently featured alumna Nicky Pond. Hokie features share stories of the people, places and traditions that promote health and well-being in the Virginia Tech community.
Congratulations to Jiayuan Wang '16 for being awarded a TechAccel grant from McGill University. The triannual TechAccel program, which has distributed more than $160,000 over the last five years from the Faculty of Engineering Innovation Fund, is designed to help McGill Faculty of Engineering students develop their technologically-based ideas that have business or social impact potential.