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Pierce – The American College of Greece aims to identify students with exceptional academic abilities, supports them and rewards their efforts. In this context, the School created Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering and Ancient Greek Academies, which are aimed at students with an aptitude in these particular sciences and are distinguished for their scientific curiosity and enthusiasm. 

At the Academies, participating students deal with specialized scientific questions, deepen their knowledge, apply testing methods of increasing difficulty, innovative and pioneering teaching methods and satisfy their scientific curiosity. The Academies are in operation for the 3rd consecutive year as part of the School’s After-School Program (one day a week, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.). 

The ultimate goal of Pierce Academies is to cultivate knowledge, to recognize and reward excellent, talented students, as well as to prepare them for successful participation in Panhellenic and International Mathematics, Physics Biology, Computer Science, Engineering and Ancient Greek Competitions. 

For the 2017 - 2018 school year, the following Academies will operate, by class:

Mathematics Academy for A Gymnasium 
Teacher: Mr. Dimitrios Protopapas

Mathematics Academy for B Gymnasium 
Teacher: Mr. Ioannis Zacharias

Physics Academy for C Gymnasium
Teacher: Mr. Dimitrios Georgantidis

Mathematics Academy for A Lyceum
Teacher: Mr. Christos Diamantis  

Physics Academy for B Gymnasium
Teacher: Mr. Angelis Triantafyllou

Physics Academy for C Gymnasium
Teacher: Mr. Th. Drakopoulos

Physics Academy for A Lyceum
Teacher: Mr. Antonios Michailidis

Biology Academy for A Lyceum
Teacher: Mr. Vasileios Stamatakis

Computer Science Academy for C Gymnasium and A Lyceum
Teacher: Ms. Athina Stavraki

Engineering Academy for A and B Lyceum
Teacher: Mr. Stylianos Katsoulis

Ancient Greek Academy for A Lyceum
Teacher: Ms. Iouliani Saliverou