Service Tag

Twelve students from WA, joined hundreds of others from South Florida and the Bahamas to travel to Islamorada for the Rotary Club Youth Leadership conference last weekend. The group represented Westminster Academy well, and along with teammates from other schools in the area, they won the community project competition! The team had to pitch their concept to a committee “Shark Tank” style. They now have start-up funds from the Rotary Club to begin their project which aims to help the homeless through art.Congratulations to those who participated:JJ Babun Hannah Billings Caroline Geiger Mia Hibler Josh Lencse Max Lowe Megan Matthews John Mills Patrick Mills Riley Moran David Philips Trent Shaw ...

Every day after school, a school bus arrives at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church to deliver children to the LIGHT Program hosted there. The LIGHT after-school program seeks to bring Gospel-centered after-school care to under-served children in Broward County. Through daily academic support, scriptural engagement, elective activities, and free play, children at LIGHT have the opportunity to engage in Learning, Innovation, Gospel, Hope, and Technology. Regularly, WA robotics students have been crossing the street to visit the LIGHT Program and support this mission. The team hosts STEM workshops with the children, has demonstrated their robot to them, and gave them an hour...

Throughout the school year, National Honor Society (NHS) partners with Lauderdale Lakes Alzheimer’s Care Center, sending students to sing hymns, make crafts, and fellowship with the residents. The students further their support of this agency with an annual Walk to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Center, which is the biggest fundraiser for NHS every year.On Friday, January 26, the National Honor Society spent the afternoon participating in the fundraiser. After school, students made their way out to the west campus Athletic Complex to walk for support of the Center. With the co-chairmen, John Mills and Chase Perry, organizing and leading the way,...

On Saturday, January 20, a group of 34 WA students came together to volunteer their time and God-given talents to help at the 2018 Special Olympics Broward County Equestrian Games. These students, comprised of Varsity Boys Soccer Team, Key Club, and the National Honor Society, assisted with multiple duties such as running equitation, rider check-in, hosting games and activities, security, and running concessions. Perhaps the favorite assignment was the cheering section for the winners. WA students cheered and clapped for the riders who walked to the podium to accept their placement and winning ribbons.“The WA students did a wonderful job,” remarked...

Three Broward County ministries came together on Monday, December 18, to help serve the needy in South America, Haiti, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. The middle school students of Westminster Academy partnered with Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and Cross International in a major meal packing event. The 222 students in grades 6, 7, and 8 packed a total of just over 40,600 meals! Gus Cruz, of Cross International, said he has never seen such a strong effort by such an awesome group of young people. For just about two hours these students worked in teams of ten and packing...