THE FIRST ACADEMY
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Academics to excel. Faith to inspire.
The First Academy is a private Christian school in Orlando, Florida, that prepares students to stand out from their peers and become leaders who influence the world through Christ-like leadership — choosing character before career, wisdom beyond scholarship, service before self, and participation as a way of life.
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A Recipe for Sweet Success
The owner of Orlando’s popular Southern Home Bakery tells how her high school, The First Academy, gave her the ingredients she needed to pursue her dream. Keep reading to hear how she did it!Read More
Christy Requejo – Middle School Teacher
“They want to know that you care about them. I try to go see their extra-curricular activities, I try to make sure that I am talking to them everyday-checking in with them. I think most of all they want to know that someone cares about them and loves them beyond the walls of academics. You may not love science, but that doesn’t mean you and I can’t connect.”MORE ABOUT MIDDLE SCHOOL
Conner Riley – Class of 2022
“My teachers have been great role models for my faith at TFA, and every class finds some way to include faith into the curriculum in some way. I feel like the most significant way I’ve grown in my faith is from learning from my peers through bible studies and conversations. I’ve been a chaplain for the past four years at TFA, and this has also helped me more deeply understand my own faith and be a better Christian leader to others.”MORE ABOUT UPPER SCHOOL
Elizabeth Dixon – Class of 2000
“I am so thankful for the education and inspiration I received at The First Academy! They poured their passion and heart into all they did. And we were all blessed because of it.”MORE ABOUT TFA ALUMNI
Teahna Daniels – Class of 2015
“TFA had everything. One experience I really enjoyed was the senior trip, being able to bond with my class. There are so many memories, from making some of my best friends here to having some of the best teachers and coaches, there was a lot of support.”MORE ABOUT TEAHNA
The Unexpected Comment that Changed Everything
When an alumnus returned to a football game at a private Christian school in Orlando, FL, a remark about working at the school led to a life-changing decision.Read More
Will Zavala – Parent & Director of Technology
”I’m grateful to come to a place where I know Daphne gets loved and supported just as much as I try to love and support our students and staff.”MORE ABOUT MIDDLE SCHOOL
Get to Know Monica Bliss (Hornick) Vazquez, TFA Class of 2002 When did you graduate from TFA? 2002 Where did you attend…