Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits Socrates Academy in Matthews, North Carolina

On Saturday, September 23rd, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America visited Socrates Academy in Matthews, NC and presided over the laying of the cornerstone service for their high school expansion. The Archbishop was joined by His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios, His Eminence Metropolitan Dimitrios of Xanthos, and His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa, as well as local clergy. Also in attendance was Consul George Fostiropoulos from the Greek Embassy of Washington D.C.

Socrates Academy is a preparatory school for college and career readiness that works in partnership with our local and global community to inspire scholars to reach their full academic and intellectual potential. Scholars employ intellectual curiosity and engage in critical thinking while adhering to principles of diversity, equity, equality, and empathy. Multicultural competency is enriched with advanced coursework in the Greek language and cultural heritage, the cradle of western civilization and democracy.

Photos: Cliff McGinnis

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