An independent, coeducational PK-Grade 12 private school located in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia


Kelsey '14 is a scholar athlete at Columbia University:

In her first season as goalkeeper, Gedin led the Ivy League in saves per game and also finished in the conference's top three in save percentage. In her second season, she defended the Lions for their first victory over rival Brown University in school history. At Fredericksburg Academy, Gedin was a three-sport athlete in basketball, field hockey, and lacrosse. In goal at FA, she defended the Falcons to win back-to-back VISAA DII State Field Hockey Championship titles in 2013 and 2014. Kelsey spent the summer of 2016 interning at the National Center on Education and the Economy in Washington, DC.

Brendan '00 is an entrepreneur who mentors current students:

Brendan Walsh '00 co-founded Mole Street, an experiential marketing firm and branding agency in 2009. He is the Principal and Managing Partner. After FA, Brendan attended Temple University in Philadelphia, where he still lives.

Brendan credits the FA with giving him the foundation and skills necessary to succeed in college and build an international business. He is passionate about sharing his story of the impact attending an urban university had on his life with current students. Brendan shares his professional expertise and network with FA often, and most recently agreed to serve on the Board of Trustees. See what Brendan and Mole Street are up to here!

Sarah '06 works at Google Global Headquarters and taught in Africa:

This May marks 6 years since Sarah Goose graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Corporate Communication.

She worked in finance in Charleston for a year with William M. Bird, taught eleventh-grade mathematics in Nambia for eight months through a Harvard-based volunteer program, and spent 3 years as an IT Researcher with Apex Systems in Richmond. In April 2015, along with her boyfriend and former FA student Omri Glaser, Goose moved to San Francisco, where she works at Google Global Headquarters as an IT Recruiter. [Fun fact: Omri and Sarah met for the first time almost 11 years ago in the Middle School MPR at FA.]