Academic Achievements

2016 Achievements

  • Governor's Scholar
  • Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (“KAAC “) Middle School (“MS”) Quick Recall Governor’s Cup District Champions
  • KAAC MS Quick Recall Team – Third Place Regional Governor’s Cup 
  • KAAC State-Level Governor’s Cup Academic Assessments: 10th Place Language Arts; 12th Place Science; & 34th Place Math
  • KAAC Elementary (grades 4 & 5) District Governor’s Cup Quick Recall Runners-Up
  • KAAC Elementary Regional Governor’s Cup Quick Recall 4th Place
  • MathCON Nationals: 2 Bronze Medals (Four Walden students were among 500 students who qualified to compete in Chicago out of 45,000 nationally)
  • MathCounts – 4th Place (out of 21 area-schools)
  • Scholastic Art Award – 1 Gold Key; 2 Silver Keys; & 6 Honorable Mentions
  • Kentucky United Nations Assembly (High School “KUNA”) – 3rd Place International Stage Performance; 1 Outstanding Delegate Award; & 1 Outstanding Ambassador Award
  • Jr KUNA (MS) – 1 Outstanding Speaker Award ; & 2 Outstanding Delegate Awards
  • Kentucky Youth Assembly (HS “KYA”) – 1 Outstanding Speaker Award; & 1 Outstanding Delegate Award
  • Jr. KYA (MS) – 1 Outstanding Delegate Award
  • National Geographic Geography Bee - Walden Middle School Geography Bee winners have qualified for state-level competition 16 out of the last 17 years.
  • State & National Duke University Talent Identification Program (“Duke TIP”) Recognition

2015 Achievements

  • Kentucky Association for Academic Competition (“KAAC”) Elementary (grades 4 & 5) District Quick Recall Champions
  • KAAC Elementary Academic Team District Runners-up
  • KAAC Middle School Quick Recall Governor’s Cup District Runners-up
  • KAAC Middle School Academic Team – Third Place Regional Governor’s Cup 
  • Scholastic Art Award – 1 Gold & 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mentions, and an American Vision’s Nominee.
  • Kentucky United Nations Assembly (HS “KUNA”) – Outstanding Ambassador Award
  • Kentucky Youth Assembly (HS “KYA”) – Outstanding Delegate Award
  • National Geographic Geography Bee - Walden Middle School Geography Bee winners have qualified for state-level competition 15 out of the last 16 years.
  • State & National Duke University Talent Identification Program (“Duke TIP”) Recognition

2014 Achievements

  • KAAC Elementary (grades 4 & 5) Quick Recall Governor’s Cup District Champions
  • KAAC Elementary Academic Team Governor’s Cup Runners-up
  • KAAC Elementary Quick Recall Team Regional Runners-up
  • KAAC Middle School Quick Recall Governor’s Cup District Runners-up
  • KUNA Outstanding Country and Outstanding Ambassador Awards
  • KYA – Outstanding Delegate Award
  • Jr. KUNA (Middle School) – Representing Cambodia - Best Proposal of the Assembly
  • Jr. KUNA – Delegation of Excellence
  • State & National Duke TIP Recognition

2013 Achievements

  • Elementary Academic Team Elementary (grades 4 & 5) REGIONAL KAAC Governor’s Cup CHAMPIONS*** and Quick Recall Team Elementary REGIONAL Governor’s Cup CHAMPIONS***
  • National Scholastic Art Competition - 1 Silver Key Medal Award
  • Regional Scholastic Art Competition - 5 Gold Keys, 1 Silver, 2 Honorable Mentions, and a Gold Key Art Portfolio.  
  • First Place in Private School District Middle School Spelling Bee
  • Jr. KUNA - Representing Pakistan, Walden’s proposal was selected to be presented before the General Assembly (comprised of a delegation of 1,000 students).
  • State TIP Recognition

2012 Achievements

  • KAAC Quick Recall Team Elementary REGIONAL CHAMPIONS***
  • 8th-grade STATE CHAMPION Scholastic Challenge (2nd year in a row)
  • KAAC Academic Team Elementary Third Place Governor’s Cup***
  • Kentucky Youth Assembly (“KYA”) Outstanding Delegate Award – High School
  • State TIP Recognition

2011 Achievements

  • KAAC Quick Recall Team Middle School REGIONAL Governor’s Cup CHAMPIONS**
  • KAAC Academic Team Middle School Third Place Governor’s Cup**
  • 8th-grade STATE CHAMPION Scholastic Challenge
  • DISTRICT Middle School Governor’s Cup Quick Recall CHAMPIONS
  • DISTRICT Middle School Governor’s Cup Academic Team CHAMPIONS
  • First Place in Private School District Middle School Spelling Bee
  • Scholastic Art Competition - 1 Gold Key, 7 Silver Keys, 4 Honorable Mentions (2010 & 11 combined)  
  • State Duke TIP Recognition

2010 Achievements

  • KAAC Quick Recall Team Middle School REGIONAL Governor’s Cup CHAMPIONS* (Made it to state “sweet 16”)
  • KAAC Academic Team Middle School Second Place REGIONAL Governor’s Cup*
  • First Place in Private School district Spelling Bee - Middle School
  • DISTRICT Middle School Governor’s Cup Quick Recall CHAMPIONS
  • DISTRICT Middle School Governor’s Cup Academic Team CHAMPIONS
  • State & National Duke TIP Recognition

2009 Achievements

  • DISTRICT Middle School Governor’s Cup Academic Team CHAMPIONS
  • First Place in Private School District Middle School Spelling Bee  
  • Jr. Beta Quiz Bowl Runners-up (state convention of over 100 schools and about 2,000+ student participants)
  • State Duke TIP Recognition


***2013 Regional Governor's Cup competitors: Anchorage Independent, Holy Spirit, Islamic School of Louisville, Nur Islamic of Louisville,
St. Albert, St. Athanasius, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Gabriel, St. Martha, St. Mary Academy, St. Paul, St. Patrick, and St. Raphael.
 
***2012 Regional Governor's Cup competitors: Anchorage Independent, Holy Spirit, Nur Islamic of Louisville, St. Albert, St. Athanasius,
St. Francis of Assisi, St. Gabriel, St. Martha, St. Mary Academy, St. Paul, St. Patrick, and St. Raphael.
 
**2011 Regional Governor’s Cup competitors:  Anchorage, Barrett, Crosby, Sacred Heart, Kammerer, Holy Spirit, Pace School, St. Patrick,
St. Leonard, St. Albert, Westport, St. Margaret Mary, and Holy Trinity.
 
*2010 Regional Governor’s Cup competitors:  Crosby MS, Sacred Heart Model School, St. Margaret Mary, Kammerer MS, St. Patrick School, Kentucky Country Day School (KCD),  Anchorage, Barret Traditional, Ascension, Holy Trinity, St. Albert the Great,  Louisville Classical Academy, St. Mary Academy, Holy Spirit, and Westport MS.