Middle and high school students gathered on Tuesday, May 16 for their annual awards ceremony held at Crossroads Baptist Church. Students were recognized for their scholastic, artistic and athletic achievements.
In high school, Christian Mardaga was honored with the Daniel Award. The recipient of this award is chosen by his/her peers and teachers to receive this honor. The Daniel Award is presented to the student in the senior class who best exemplifies the courageous and righteous behavior of the biblical hero, Daniel.
Senior class member Thea Coehlo was awarded the Rotary Club Scholarship. The recipient of this $2,000 scholarship is chosen during the course of an extensive interview process by members of the Woodlands chapter of the Rotary Club International.
Gordon College, a nationally ranked Christian liberal arts college located north of Boston, Massachusetts, recognizes students from across the country at the conclusion of their junior year for academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment to Christ-honoring service. Woodlands Christian was pleased to present the Gordon College award to Katherine Milian, the first student in our school's history to be selected for this honor.
In athletics, Hannah Shearer and Austin Baker were named the female and male athlete of the year.
Congratulations to all of the middle and high school students who received awards. Well done, Warriors!
Heidi Saenz, high school AP English and College Readiness teacher, has been named a Teacher of the Year by the Woodlands Chapter of the Rotary Club. Mrs. Saenz has been a member of the faculty at Woodlands Christian for the past two years. In addition to her teaching duties, she is the sponsor of The Woodlands Christian Academy chapter of the National Honor Society. As is true of all great teachers, Mrs. Saenz' students are involved, engaged and excited to come to class each day. Congratulations, Mrs. Saenz!
Under the direction of Mr. Palvin Williams, middle school students presented two performances of Disney's The Lion King, Jr. The African savannah came to life as students portrayed Simba, Rafiki and other unforgettable characters from this beloved musical production.
Special thanks to musical director, Keith Brumfield; choreographer, Leslie Barham; assistant to the director, Avery Buck, and show mom, Shelley Powell as well as the many others who helped make this production a roaring success!
Photo courtesy of Amy Chappelle.
The Warriors punched their ticket to the TAPPS Division III baseball state championship final four with a 7-3 victory over Bay Area Christian this past Friday. The team heads to Austin on Thursday, May 18 to play yet another district rival, Northland Christian. The game will be played at Concordia University with the winner advancing to the state championship game against either Lubbock Christian or Fort Worth Lake Country Christian on Friday, May 19.
Go Warrior baseball!
Apple recognizes 100% of The Woodlands Christian Academy faculty as Apple Teachers. Apple Teachers are recognized for their understanding of how to use Apple products for teaching and learning. They have proven knowledge of using iPad, Mac, and built-in apps to enhance productivity and inspire creativity in their classrooms and beyond. Apple honors their achievement and commitment to creating the very best learning experiences for students.
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