Nana Atakoria-Bediako '09

When Nana Atakora-Bediako '09 graduated, he had earned 11 varsity letters across four different sports. He was a gifted cross country runner before switching to soccer and becoming a two-year varsity starter. On the wrestling mat, he eclipsed 80 career wins, was a three-time league champion and was one of the school’s first PIAA Regional qualifiers. Nana’s greatest accomplishments, however, were for the school’s track & field program; during his senior year, he earned District Championships in both the long jump and triple jump, and secured Church Farm’s first PIAA medal in any sport by placing second in the state in the triple jump. Nana’s school triple jump record of 46’5.5” stands to this day.
The Church Farm School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in grades 9-12 located in Exton, PA. Founded in 1918 to provide an excellent education to young men from limited means, Church Farm School now serves boys from a range of socio-economic circumstances who are seeking an extraordinary educational opportunity. The school offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum and an exceptional level of personal attention, with class sizes averaging between just 7 and 12 students.