School News

Each year, the Broward County Non-Public School Association recognizes exceptional students. Therefore, Westminster Academy honored three students with the Pinnacle Award. Congratulations to Lawrence Parker, fifth grade, Katherine Calvet, eighth grade, and Clara Harms, twelfth grade! These students received the Pinnacle Awards for Westminster Academy for the 2019–2020 school year. This award recognizes students who set an example in their actions at home, in school, and in the community. In addition, they excel in one or more of these areas: academics, community service, citizenship, fine arts, athletics, and student activities. Furthermore, these students have strong character traits like perseverance, effort, dedication,...

While the year draws to an end, the Middle School gathered today online to celebrate many accomplishments. Faculty recognized students for athletics, academics, fine arts, and technical achievements. Even though all awards are worthy of praise, we would like to honor the students chosen for the Lion Award. For this particular award, the faculty vote for one female and one male student in each grade to receive one. They select students who exemplify ideals of character, academic pursuit, and overall excellence. This year’s recipients are Olivia Oropesa and Andrew Lencse for the sixth grade; Miranda Arias and Brady Oropesa for the seventh...

On Monday, May 18, the Fine Arts Department recognized the talents and accomplishments of our students. Each department produced outstanding work this year. These acknowledgments are an encore for some and a debut for others: Band These students would never “blow their own horn,” so we will do it for them! Congratulations to jazz band seniors, Anna Sansbury and Josh Lencse, for their successful performances at Sacred Music Florida. Anna received a Superior rating in the Solo Contest and first place in the senior division. Josh also received a Superior rating in the Solo Contest and second place in the senior division....

We would like to congratulate the following individuals on receiving scholarships provided by families in memory of their loved ones. Lorie Hayes Scholarship—This scholarship was created by the adult children of Lorie Hayes, who are alumni and current parents of students at WA. Their mother, Lorie Hayes, was only 21 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Throughout her battle with MS, Lorie exemplified hope in adversity, as well as continually pointing others to Christ. Therefore, their desire is to honor their mother and recognize those who have shown Godly character and the fruit of the Spirit in the midst of...

As we conclude another school year, we would like to thank the Lions Parent Association (LPA) leadership, class parents, and all of our volunteers. Throughout the year, you encourage our faculty and staff, create opportunities to build community and school spirit, and above all, you support the mission of our school through your service. We are grateful for every volunteer who gave their time and talent. We would also like to honor the leadership of the LPA. THANK YOU...