Class of 2019 Tag

You will be able to live-stream the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Friday evening, May 31. Streaming will begin a few minutes before 7:00 p.m. To view the ceremony, please visit coralridge.tv/.This year, we welcome Pastor Rob Pacienza ’99,  as our Commencement Speaker. Rob is the Lead Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. He grew up under the ministry of D. James Kennedy and graduated from Westminster Academy in 1999. He then graduated from Samford University with a BA in Religion, and finally, from Knox Seminary with a Masters in Divinity. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate...

The senior class left on their final journey together today. This week-long trip gives students a chance to reflect on their time at WA, make new memories, and receive final words of wisdom from Mr. Walt Jominy. With the exciting activities planned, this trip will surely be memorable.Their first stop is in Georgia for a zip line canopy tour: five hours of zip lines, high ropes, and a 100-foot free fall. Then, the seniors stay at a working horse ranch in Tennessee, which is owned by a family that helped build Westminster Academy. Activities at the ranch include a waterfall...

On Tuesday, May 14, the Alumni Association held their annual LaSpadas luncheon for seniors and alumni. The Alumni Association welcomed the class of 2019 into the fold by challenging and encouraging these newest members. Sarah Abadines ‘04 Maba, Aaron Bibbee ‘12, and Vince Trombino ‘17, each shared reflections. Above all, each explained how God continued to work in their lives after graduating from WA.Prior to the luncheon, the upper school chapel celebrated the graduating class with the annual senior chapel. The chapel opened with Mrs. Hall, Alumni Association President, awarding scholarships from the Alumni Association to two deserving seniors: Megan...

About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The nationwide pool of semi‐finalists, approximately 16,000 students, represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. They include the highest‐scoring entrants in each state.Of those 16,000 semi-finalists around 15,000 move onto the Finalist Scholarship competition. We are excited to share that Ava Gaus and Sebastian Molina have qualified and moved on as Finalists. Congratulations to both of them for this accomplishment!...

Last week was full of school spirit in honor of Winter Court with dress-up days for even our youngest lions, the Winter Court presentation in upper school, and Friday’s pep rally. All festivities led up to the WA Lions basketball game on Friday, February 1, against John Carroll's Golden Rams.The Lions entered the game with a 19-4 record, and as the last game of the regular season, they wanted to add one more win. The high-scoring game proved this goal was attainable. The Lions’ won 78-50. However, the game was not the only crowning achievement celebrated on Friday. It seemed...