The Sussex Academy Foundation recently announced that the Sussex Academy Middle School Wing was named in honor of Patricia S. Oliphant.

Oliphant retired from Sussex Academy after 16 years as the school’s director of curriculum and instruction and a total of 50 years in public education. She was in integral part of adding a high school to the successful Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences middle school. The high school opened in 2013.

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