The Batten Leadership Program
is an innovative and nationally acclaimed fellowship program that provides selected ninth grade students at Norfolk Academy an outstanding opportunity to pursue a four-year, multidisciplinary and experiential course of study grounded in developing actionable solutions to real-world issues. Fellows engage in deep intellectual investigation in a chosen field and participate in leadership programs to build critical skills necessary to effect real change in our world. The Program reinforces and strengthens Norfolk Academy's commitment to producing principled, civic-minded leaders for tomorrow. There are five fellowship programs
: Chesapeake Bay Fellows, Engineering, Design, and Innovation Fellows, Global Health Fellows, International Relations Fellows, and Literacy Fellows.