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Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards


  • Brandon Academy becomes an IB World School offering the DP (Diploma Programme)
  • Arjun Tummala wins school and regional National Geography Bee and competed at state level
  • Aden Chiarelli, Adam Alvarez, and Ella McPherson received recognition at the Manatee Arts Festival
  • Sophia Rice is selected as a second place winner among 350 students who participated in the 2017 Duke Illustration Contest


  • Keira McGrath received third place for the state of Florida in the Elk Lodge Writing Contest
  • Danielle Llerena wins Hillsborough County Fair Kids Coloring Contest


  • Brandon Academy High School begins with a 9th Grade Class; BA becomes an official IB Candidate School


  • Eighth Grader, Nikitha Chandran, finished 11th in the Scripps National Spelling Bee
  • Noreen Latif and Rahul Patel (Brandon Academy Class of 2009), were valedictorians for Tampa Prep and Strawberry Crest respectively.


  • Three-time school winner, Nikitha Chandran won the regional Scripps Spelling Bee and represents BA at the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.


  • The Council for American Private Education selects Brandon Academy as a National Blue Ribbon School


  • Eighth grader Alina Meador represented Brandon Academy at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.