Thursday, June 14, 2018

York Attends Governor's Sendoff and Luncheon

From The Post Searchlight 6/13/18
Governor Nathan Deal held a Military Academy Send Off at the State Capital, followed with a luncheon at the Capital City Club on June 5, 2018 for the 130 high school seniors from across the State of Georgia who received appointments and will be entering the five U.S. military service academies (USAFA, USCGA, USMA, USMMA, and USNA) this summer.
One of the attendees was recent GCA graduate, John York, who will be entering the USMMA at the end of June.
The speaker at the Send Off was Brigadier General Diana Holland; a distinguish graduate of the USMA (Class of 1990). Her military service includes tours in Germany, Iraq (Operation of Freedom), Afghanistan (three tours), and Commandant of Cadets at the USMA. Her awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters Medal and the Combat Action Badge, the Senior Parachutist Badge, the German Parachutist Badge, and the Silver Order of the de Fleury Medal. She is currently serving as the Commander US Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division.

2018 - 2019 School Supply List

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

2018-2019 School Calendar

2018 HS Summer Reading

Middle School Vocabulary Assignment

Middle School Vocabulary Assignment

Vocabulary Assignment Instructions:  As you read your novel, list the words you don’t know on your vocabulary worksheet and follow the directions.  You only have to list ten words.  If you would like to list more, then you may do so, but it’s not required.  This is your personal list.  Be prepared to turn in your list along with the other reading assignment worksheet. 

2018 Middle School Summer Reading List

Please note you can find the reading assignment page and vocabulary page on the GCA website under Admissions and then Summer Reading.

Monday, May 28, 2018

2018 High School Awards Program

Woodman of the World Award
Abby Bodrey

Bill Reynolds Memorial Scholarship
Sam McRae
Given by: Mayor Edward Reynolds

Alfred Rogers Volunteer Service Award
Carly Godwin
Given By: Rotary President, Melinda Taylor

Kiwanis Student and Teacher of the Year
Clay Wells and Sheri Ulm

STAR Student Scholarship
Clay Wells

Special Awards:
DAR Award - John York
UGA Certificate of Merit - Ruth Marie Carraway
Hershel "Woody" Williams Scholarship - Collin Woodrum
John M. Simmons Education Scholarships:
Eliza Butler, Carly Godwin, Clay Wells and Pooja Patel
James Eunice Scholarship - Sam McRae

Zell Miller Scholars

Highest GPA's
9th - Emma Benedict
10th - Lilah Widner
11th - Olivia Penela
12th - Abby Bodrey and Sam McRae

Presidential Award for Academic Excellence

Presidential Award for Educational Achievement

2018 Middle School Awards Program

Kiwanis Student and Teacher of the Year
Brooke Phillips
Sheri Ulm

Woodman of the World - Ja Mie Chen

Presidential Award of Educational Excellence

Duke Tip
Highest GPA's for Middle School
6th - Ethan Burke & Emma Harrell
7th - Noah Kahlbau
8th - Ja Mie Chen

Fruit of the Spirit

2018 Elementary Awards Program

Kiwanis Student of the Year
Sybil Lee with her teacher, Lisa Barber

Woodman of the World - Sybil Lee and Aiden Whittaker

Duke Tip Awards

Presidential Award for Academic Achievement

Presidential Award for Academic Excellence

Christian Citizenship Awards

K5 Graduation - May 18th

Congratulations to the precious Graduates!
Savannah Grubbs
Hendrix Kinchen
L.D. Humphrey
Madelyn Cohen
Georgia Smith
Quinn Moore
Valley Faircloth
Mary Catherine White
Tom Chastain
Lane Chesser
Skye Clements
Addison Long.

K-3 & K-4 End of the Year Program

Thursday, May 17, 2018

2018 Athletic Awards Program

Senior Boy and Senior Girl Athlete of the Year
Sam McRae and Carly Godwin.

Scholar Athletes
Abby Bodrey, Sam McRae,
Clay Wells, and Carly Godwin.

Boys Soccer:
Sam McRae - Defensive MVP
Gavyn Albritton - Offensive MVP
Jack Holden - Christian Character

Girls Soccer:
Breanna Pritchett - All Region Honorable Mention
Eliza Butler - Christian Character & All Region Honorable Mention
Emma Benedict - Best Attitude
Pooja Patel - Team Spirit
Harley Cooper - Leadership and All Region Honorable Mention 

Girls Cross Country:
Caroline Wells - Unsung Hero
Ruth Marie Carraway - Most Improved
Abigail Anderson - Christian Character
Lilah Widner - Fleet Feet

Boys Cross Country:
Gabe Parker - Christian Character
Wyatt Carpenter - Fleet Feet
Chasen Wood - Unsung Hero
Jeb Smith - Most Improved

Emma Benedict - Most Improved
Haley Scott - Christian Character
Abigail Mills - MVP

Harley Cooper - Coaches' Award
Abigail Anderson - Most Improved
Gabby Hardee - Most Spirited
Sarah Beth Griffin - Christian Character

Girls Basketball:
Emellia Woodrum - Offensive MVP
Caroline Wells - Defensive MVP
Kate McRae - Christian Character
Carly Godwin - Hustle Award

Boys Basketball:
Sam McRae - Co-MVP
Clay Wells - Most Improved
Jaylen Jones - Co-MVP
Wyatt Carpenter - Christian Character

Swimming - Thad Whitaker

Clay Wells - Boys MVP
Kate McRae - Girls Christian Character
Caroline Wells - Girls MVP
Chasen Wood - Boys Christian Character

Miller Hayes - Boys Christian Character
Sam McRae - Boys Cougar Award
Wyatt Carpenter - Boys High Point Award
Lainey McRae - Girls High Point Award
Mel Bodrey - Girls Christian Character
Carly Godwin - Girls Cougar Award

Gabe Parker - MVP
John York - Hustle Award
Clay Wells - Christian Character & All Region 
Jared Duke - All Region
Mason Duke - Christian Character
Low Medalist - Parker Goodson