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Field Day 2021

Field Day Race

Norfolk Academy Field Day, established in 1891, is the longest standing community event at the school.
Students, faculty, parents, grandparents, alumni, friends, and members of the community gather on campus for a day of family fun on the first Saturday in May.  All proceeds from Field Day benefit need-based financial aid and student programs that directly enhance the educational experience for all students. This year we are excited to bring back some of our favorite events in a safe and virtual environment.  Stay tuned!

artwork of repeating bulldogs

Virtual Art Show
April 23 - May 1, 2021

Thank you for your interest in our 2021 Virtual Art Show. We were thrilled to present the works of over 135 professional artists and are so appreciative of the incredible support of our Norfolk Academy Community. Curbside pickup of purchased items is planned for Tuesday, May 4, through Friday, May 7, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM. If you purchased artwork, please click the button below to schedule a pickup. If a time slot is not listed, it is no longer available. Artists who are checking the status of sold artwork will be contacted by email to confirm delivery of artwork to NA on May 2 or 3. Should you have any questions, please contact Nene Dougherty, Director of Donor Stewardship, at or 757.452.6769. 

Participating Artists

We are excited to have more than 130 participating artists! 

Thank you to our 2020 & 2021 Co-chairs:

Jennifer Holland and Holli Wachtmeister 


VIRTUAL Art Show and Golf Tournament Committee Chairs:

Art – Michelle Adams, Wizzie Broach, Jennie Ware, Katherine Wynne
Golf – John Gibson, Lee Shearin, Sam Steingold

Field Day 2021 Fun on Campus!

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Virtual Golf Tournament
April 15 - April 30, 2021

To celebrate Norfolk Academy and its long-standing Field Day tradition, our annual golf event took place at courses throughout the community. In this year’s virtual format, each participating foursome completed one round of golf at a course of their choosing during the tournament dates. Congratulations to the winners, who will each receive a gift certificate from the golf shop at the Princess Anne Country Club.


Congratulations to our Virtual Golf Tournament winners and thank you to the 104 participants who supported our creative golfing event this Field Day! 

Foursome Winners:

First: -19 (back nine - 8) 
Tyler Caskill * and congrats to Tyler for getting his first hole-in-one during this match play!
Bob Kovalcheck
Scott Singor
Mark Soderberg

Second: -19 (back nine -7)
Reggie Cole
Bryan Harris
Brian Horan
Jeff Smith

Third: -17 (back nine -11)
Tommy Hudgins
Dave Cameron
Chris Nelson
Bernie McMahon

Very Close Fourth: -17 (back nine - 9)
Rob Fleenor
Matt Hoffman
Jim Hoffman
Morgan Havens

Individual Winners:

Mark Soderberg -5 (Team Caskill)
Ellen Pelstring -3 (Hatcher & Frey Orthodontics)
Preston Moore -3 (Team Moore)

2021 Golfers!


Thank you to our Lead Field Day Sponsors

Behl Orthodontics Logo
MSP Design Group Logo
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Whiting-Turner Logo
Wilbanks, Smith and Thomas Logo

sponsorship opportunities

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Please contact Nene Dougherty at or 757.452.6769 for more information.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Lead Sponsors
Atlantic Bay Mortgage
Behl Orthodontics
Dragas Companies
MSP Design Group
Southern Bank
Spider Management Company
Towne Bank
Trindco, Michelle and Hunter Adams
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Wilbanks Smith & Thomas

Friends of Field Day
Broadsight Realty, Sean Roberson
Dominion Pathology Laboratories
Hatcher and Frey Orthodontics
The Terry Peterson Companies

Field Day Theme Sponsors
BoBo's Fine Chicken
The Feigenbaum Family
HAV, Inc.
Towne Wealth Management, Arch Brown '80
Venture Realty Group

Field Day Fun Through the Years


Two kids with lemons


2020 Vision


father and son on ferris wheel

Bulldog County Fair


children playing carnival game

Bulldogs On Board


knockerball game

Bulldog Tough


girl facepainting

125th Field Day


velcro wall game

Oh, the Places You'll Go!


girl on climbing wall



boy in tube game

World's Fair


child on carnival game

Wild West


boy playing guitar

Jamaican Jam