Virginia Episcopal School

VES is a co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 – 12. In our intentionally small, diverse and engaging community—260 young men and women and 40 faculty—we guide students to strive Toward Full Stature in their academic, ethical, spiritual and personal growth.

400 VES RoadLynchburg, Virginia24503
29 VES Student Athletes & Four Coaches Honored by The News & Advance

Over the course of the last two weeks, 29 VES student-athletes have been honored by The News & Advance as part of the Lynchburg newspaper's "All-Area" high school sports series. Four of our student-athletes earned recognition as "The News & Advance All-Area Player of the Year" for their respective sport, including Caroline Carrington '23 for Girls Lacrosse, Sierra Lewis '23 for Girls Lacrosse, Kaitlyn Bauer '23 for Girls Swimming, and Blair Gill '25 for Girls Tennis. Additionally, four of our coaches earned the honor of being named "The News & Advance Coach of the Year" for their respective sport, including Coach David Eubank for Golf, Coach Maddy Hooper for Girls Lacrosse, Coach Kevin Gates for Boys Lacrosse, and Coach Beth Bright for Girls Swimming. Congratulations to our fantastic coaches and talented athletes for earning this special recognition! Go Bishops! 

All-Area Boys Baseball

Charlie Felmlee ’23 - First Team 
Jed Howard ’23 - First Team 

All-Area Girls Basketball

Kyraha Parnell ’24 - First Team 
Sasha Brody - Second Team 

All-Area Golf Team

Coach David Eubank - Coach of the Year
Nora Finch ’26 - First Team
Alex Kagen ’23 - First Team
Cannon Langley ’23 - First Team
Clark Watts ’23 - First Team

All-Area Girls Lacrosse

Coach Maddy Hooper - Coach of the Year
Caroline Carrington ’23 - All-Area Girls Lacrosse Co-Player of the Year
Sierra Lewis ’23 - All-Area Girls Lacrosse Co-Player of the Year
Grace Battle ’24 - First Team
Ellen Lewis ’25 - First Team
Lily McKee ’23 - First Team 
Kayla Williams ’23 - First Team

All-Area Boys Lacrosse

Coach Kevin Gates - Coach of the Year 
Billy Koudelka ’24 - First Team
Bryce Ledwith ’23 - First Team 
Brennan Olmert ’23 - First Team
Tucker Olmert ’23 - First Team
Nathan Pickerd ’25 - First Team

All-Area Girls Swimming

Coach Beth Bright - Coach of the Year
Kaitlyn Bauer ’23 - All-Area Girls Swimmer of the Year
Ana Brown ’25 - First Team: 400 Freestyle Relay
Caroline Falwell ’23 - First Team: 100 Breaststroke, 200 Medley Relay
Frances Fenton ’25 First Team: 400 Freestyle Relay, 200 Medley Relay
Hadley Turton ’23 - First Team: 400 Freestyle Relay, 200 Medley Relay

All-Area Boys Swimming

Jackson Bauer ’23 - First Team: At-Large 
Thomas Fenton ’24 - First Team: 100 Breaststroke 

All-Area Girls Tennis

Blair Gill ’25 - All-Area Girls Tennis Player of the Year 
Sierra Lewis ’23 - First Team
Hannah Saye ’25 - First Team