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Class Of 2017 Recognition At Coral Ridge

ClassOf2017Class of 2017 parents and soon-to-be graduates, please join us this Sunday, May 14, at the 11:00 a.m. service at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church for a time of worship and celebration. Pastor Rob Pacienza would like to invite our graduating seniors on stage and pray for your next steps. As a community, we want to celebrate God’s work in your lives and pray for His continued guidance as you journey into the next season of life. We hope that you will be able to join us.

Alumni and Seniors Luncheon

May 3, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: ,

All alumni are invited to join the Class of 2017 on Tuesday, May 9, at 11:00 a.m. in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall, Bay DSC_0404D, for our Annual Alumni LaSpadas lunch! We will be welcoming the Class of 2017 into the WA Alumni community. We look forward to hearing from our alumni as they share encouraging words and a bit of advice for our graduates. Please help us spread the word by forwarding this message along to any local alumni. If you have any questions, please contact Alumni Association President, Sandy Hall, at halls@wa.edu. Be sure to follow us at facebook.com/wa.alumni or instagram.com/wa.alumni on social media if you have not already done so. Family never graduates!

2017 National Merit Scholarship Program Recognition

April 27, 2017 Posted in: Academics Tags: ,

About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2015 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test. Two students in our senior class are among 34,000 Commended Students Nationwide who have shown exceptional Academic promise. Congratulations to Joshua Foldes and Haley Hendrikse for this commendation!

The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. There are approximately 16,000 Semi-finalists. Of those 16,000 semi-finalists around 15,000 move onto the Finalist Scholarship competition. We are excited to share that Collin Renae has moved on to the Finalist competition. Congratulations to Collin for this accomplishment!

This fall, Juniors who took the 2016 PSAT also competed in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Program. Of those students who took the test nationally, we have a student who scored in the top 2.5% of all Hispanic and Latino test takers in the region and is invited to participate in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. Congratulations to Alexander Shyne for this accomplishment.

Alumni and Seniors Luncheon

April 26, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: ,

All alumni are invited to join the Class of 2017 on Tuesday, May 9, at 11:00 a.m. in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall, Bay DSC_0404D, for our Annual Alumni LaSpadas lunch! We will be welcoming the Class of 2017 into the WA Alumni community. We look forward to hearing from our alumni as they share encouraging words and a bit of advice for our graduates. Please help us spread the word by forwarding this message along to any local alumni. If you have any questions, please contact Alumni Association President, Sandy Hall, at halls@wa.edu. Be sure to follow us at facebook.com/wa.alumni or instagram.com/wa.alumni on social media if you have not already done so. Family never graduates!

Cody Hatch Commits To Rhodes College For Football!

April 20, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: ,

IMG_0782_Surrounded by teammates, coaches, and family, Westminster Academy Lions football player Cody Hatch committed to playing football in the 2017–18 season at Rhodes College.

“Congratulations to Cody Hatch for signing to play football at Rhodes College. Your aggressiveness and ‘nose for the football’ have been your trademarks for success. You will have many challenges academically and athletically at the college level. You will learn much from your accomplishments as well as your trials. May God be your strength and your guide.”—Coach Smith

“Signing to play college football was a hard decision to make but I am glad I did. I am excited to see what’s in store.”—Cody Hatch

Erika Hall Committed To Play Soccer At Gordon College!

April 20, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: , ,

Screen Shot 2017-04-18 at 12.26.54 PMSurrounded by teammates, coaches, and family, Westminster Academy Lions soccer player, Erika Hall, has committed to play soccer in the 2017–18 season at Gordon College.

“Erika is an intelligent young lady who exhibits excellent leadership qualities toward her teammates and her role as team captain on the soccer team. Erika exhibits great responsibility and leadership traits with organizing soccer practice, daily devotions, and team warm-up prior to the start of every game. This leadership requires, taking initiatives, management, and good communication skill sets to manage players and their anxiety, nervousness, even excitement especially when faced with regional competition.Erika is admired by her teammates and more so, because she knows when to exhibit authority, and does so respectfully. She has never failed the team or the league and exhibits strong managerial skills in controlling her teammates when such duty calls.Erika has the ability to play at the next level and will be an asset to Gordon College.”— Coach Renwick
“I am so blessed and excited for the future God has planned for me. College is such a big chapter in anyone’s life and I’m so thankful I get to go to Gordon to study and play soccer.” – Erika Hall
Congratulations Erika!

Philip Barbar Commits To Wheaton College For Football!

April 12, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: ,

IMG_0233_Surrounded by teammates, coaches, and family, Westminster Academy Lions football player, Philip Barbar, committed to playing football in the 2017–18 season at Wheaton College.

“Philip is an amazing kid. He has a great personality, outstanding leadership skills and his devotion to the team is second to none. Wheaton College not only gained a good athlete, they also gained an extraordinary human being.”—Coach Phillips

“Signing day is a moment I had been dreaming of for years. I was able to watch two of my cousins and numerous friends sign to play college sports which was always a dream of mine. To solidify my following in my brothers footsteps in front of my family and friends was truly a blessing.”—Philip Barbar