Grand River Academy Names Wickman Director of Admission

AUSTINBURG, OH— March 9, 2015 – Grand River Academy is excited to appoint Peter Wickman as the Director of Admission, effective May 1, 2015. Wickman will also be part of Grand River Academy’s leadership team.

Headmaster Tim Viands shares, “I'm excited to have Peter join our team as he truly understands the mission and purpose of Grand River Academy to help boys activate their true potential and develop not only academically, but also emotionally and socially as well. This is a thrilling time for GRA as we expand to 8th grade. Peter brings a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and dedication to the Admissions Office.”

A graduate of Gettysburg College (BS) and Villanova University (M.A.), Peter recently served as the Assistant Director of Admissions at Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, PA. Additional experience includes years of teaching, both internationally in Spain and at the high school level in Delaware. Viands adds, “Students come to GRA from throughout the United States and across the globe. Peter is eager to talk to parents of prospective students about the unique benefits of a Grand River Academy education.”

About Grand River Academy

Established in 1831, Grand River Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school located in Austinburg, Ohio, that serves over 100 young men in grades 9-12, with a post-graduate option. The faculty and staff continue to make strides in the school’s mission to educate the total young man – academically, socially and emotionally to prepare them for lifelong success. The school offers small and intimate class sizes, individualized instruction and supportive faculty. Grand River Academy serves a unique and important niche - helping young men unlock and activate their full potential. ###