Former RGNS student recognized in The Concord Review
Recent Rabun Gap graduate Alex Kovaka, Class of 2012, recently received notice from The Concord Review that his essay on Gottfried von Leibniz will be published in their Fall 2012 issue. Will Fitzhugh, Founder, stated that Alex’s explanation of von Leibniz’s inclusion of both Medieval and Modern philosophical views will be circulated to their readers in 42 U.S. states and in 35 countries.
Alex is currently attending The United States Military Academy at West Point. Dr. Marion Truslow, Alex’s teacher and mentor at Rabun Gap, stated, “Alex will one day match and surpass the storied career of General David Petraeus as a great military mind, both as a scholar and as a leader of men in battle.”
The Concord Review, Inc., was founded in March 1987 to recognize and to publish exemplary history essays by high school students in the English-speaking world. To-date, over 1,000 research papers have been published from authors in 46 states and 38 other countries. The Concord Review remains the only quarterly journal in the world to publish the academic work of secondary students.