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Boston Arts Academy's 2012 Boston Marathon Team

Welcome to the homepage of Boston Arts Academy's 2012 Boston Marathon Team!  Boston Arts Academy is honored to be supported by the volunteer runners of our 2012 team.

The 116th annual Boston Marathon is on Patriot’s Day, Monday, April 16th, 2012.  If you would like more information about the event, please visit the Boston Marathon website at:

The 2012 Boston Marathon Team 
Meghan Capasso 
Adan Colon-Carmona 
Lisa Dixon
Kevin Dua 
Juliet Grabowski 
Julie Gray 
Barry Hazard 
Vihann Kong 
Jed Levene 
Howard Lurie 
Hieu Nguyen 
Patrick Richardson 
Rachel Roberts 
Rick Tagliaferri 
Andrew Winston  

To quickly provide your sponsorship for one of our runners you can select one of their names from the list above, or use the "Find a Team/Participant" link to the left. Thank you for your support! If you have any questions, you can either use the "Email Us" button above or send us an email at

Thank you to the Boston Arts Academy community and Constellation Energy for coming together on March 23rd to throw an exciting Pep Rally for the 2012 Boston Marathon Team!  Team Members Rick Tagliaferri, Lisa Dixon, Rachel Roberts, Howard Lurie, Kevin Dua and Patrick Richardson were joined by Amalia Colon, daughter of Team Member Adan Colon-Carmona, to take in the grateful enthusiasm of the BAA community as they prepare for thier run on April 16th.  To see more pictures from the Rally, check out Boston Arts Academy's SmugMug page.

Boston Arts Academy is excited to announce that Constellation Energy is the official sponsor of the Boston Arts Academy 2012 Marathon Team!

Boston Arts Academy’s fifteen-person Boston Marathon team has been working hard to reach their goal of fundraising $100,000! Now, we are extremely excited to have the support and official sponsorship of Constellation Energy. Constellation Energy is chosen by over 5,000 businesses, municipalities and non-profits in New England, and two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies nationwide, to help them buy, manage, and use energy more efficiently.

Boston Arts Academy is excited to have Constellation Energy employees at our school wide Pep-Rally for our Marathon Team on Friday, March 23 at 12:30. Join us as our students cheer on our runners in the Back Bay Fens.

On Marathon Monday, make sure to keep an eye out for dedicated Constellation employees and friends, who will be energizing the Mile 8 Hydration Station!

About Boston Arts Academy

Founded in 1998, Boston Arts Academy is the city’s first and only high school for the visual and performing artsBoston Arts Academy accepts students based on their passion for the arts, not the strength of their academic record (in fact, all students are accepted academically-blind).  The faculty nurtures the artists, citizens and scholars of tomorrow, many of whom struggle in traditional school settings, have never had formal arts study, and 67% of which come from low-income homes.  As a testament to the success of the school - an average of 94% of our graduates go on to college, many the first in their family to do so.

Your support will go to pay for Boston Arts Academy arts teachers, student support, literacy programs, arts adjuncts, art supplies and production costs not covered by public school district allocations.  It will mean continued success - not only for over 400 students - but for a school that is becoming a national and international model of public school reform.

For more information about Boston Arts Academy and its programs, please visit our website

About the Boston Marathon® Charity Program

The Boston Marathon official charity program began in 1989. The program has grown to support 24 charities each year, which have raised more than $100 million for the worthwhile causes they support. The Boston Athletic Association gives each charity at least 15 waivers per year for a period for up to three years. These entries do not require a qualifying time but do require that runners acknowledge that they can complete a marathon within 6 hours and will abide by all other Boston Athletic Association rules and regulations. Boston Arts Academy is honored to be one of these select charities.


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