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Charles Kippley Named Triton of the Week

Charles Kippley, NDA 2019, is Triton of the Week for the week of January 28, 2019.

"Charles is a great trumpet player and a young man of exceptional character," said Steve Johnson, NDA band director. "He is an excellent musician and leader who is always looking to take on new challenges."

As first chair in the wind ensemble, he plays lead trumpet in the top NDA jazz band and he recently played lead trumpet in the pit orchestra for Bye Bye Birdie.

Notably, he performed "Taps" for multiple Veterans Day observances in the Green Bay are in the last two years. Finally, he has participated in pep band, marching band, brass ensemble, and competed in the WSMA solo & ensemble festival.

Mr. Shaw, Charles Kippley, Mr. Browne

In addition to his musical accomplishments, Kippley has been involved in track & field all four years of his high school career, is an Eagle Scout, and has been employed at a restaurant since 2016. Further, he is a member of the National Honor Society.

Kippley plans to attend a four-year university and hopes to become a lawyer.

*Notes: Photos will be added to this story on Friday, February 1.

About Notre Dame Academy: Notre Dame Academy is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and is a co-ed Catholic high school founded by the Norbertine Order, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the Diocese of Green Bay. NDA’s distinctive history embraces the more than 120-year foundation of St. Joseph Academy, Abbot Pennings High School and Our Lady of Premontre High School. NDA offers a globally focused education with a leading IB Diploma Program. Its high-caliber educational community is focused on outstanding learning and creating a lifetime of opportunity for all students.