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Want to host a class reunion or get involved with your fellow Alumni? Contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 407-206-8748. Read on to learn about Alumni Scholarships and Events or click an icon to skip to a topic.


Alumnus of the Year Nomination

Take a minute to nominate an Alumnus for his or her post-graduate achievements.

Alumni Scholarships

Hoping to encourage success in higher education, The First Academy has partnered with families choosing to give in the spirit of post graduate success. Read on to apply or learn about these Alumni scholarships. Interested in funding a scholarship? Contact the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Dr. Scott Medical School Scholarship

In 1997, Dr. Meredith Scott founded this scholarship with the First Orlando Foundation after 31 years in the practice. Dr. Scott graduated from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida, where he began his specialization in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Dr. Scott and his wife, Susan, would like to extend an opportunity to alumni in Medical School. All entries must be submitted by November 1 in order to be considered for this year’s scholarship.

To apply for this scholarship please complete the following:


Congratulations to Jake Albert, class of 2009, for being selected as the most recent Dr. Scott Medical School Scholarship recipient.

After attending The First Academy for 11 years, Jake continued on to Samford University where he graduated with a degree in Exercise Science. Jake is currently enrolled at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

Learn more about Dr. Scott and Jake Albert on the Dr. Scott Medical Scholarship article.

For more information about The First Academy alumni specific scholarships, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Alumni Events


Be a part of our senior’s special day. At Graduation, we will present the inaugural Alumnus of the Year Award to a deserving alumnus. To nominate a TFA alumnus, fill out their details in the section titled,”Alumnus of the Year Nomination”.


Each October, The First Academy has a full day of activities for alumni and their families. The fun begins as the Lower, Middle and Upper School line Loop Road for the annual Homecoming parade, featuring the Homecoming Court. The Middle and Upper School Homecoming Pep Rally follows the parade at the Natalie Thomas Gymnasium. Lastly, settle in for a night of fun at the Payne Stewart Athletic Complex with the Royals Homecoming Football Game. Look for the Alumni tent, often housing an Alumni raffle! The night ends with the announcement of this year’s Homecoming King and Queen.

Veterans Day Service

We invite all alumni to bring their Veterans our annual Veterans Day Service each November. At this special event, we honor those who have and currently are serving this great country. Check back this Fall for details.

Christmas Program

Every December, the Lower School conducts a Christmas program, which includes singing, dancing, and laughter. This is a great opportunity to bring the entire family and truly get into the Christmas spirit. Details regarding the event will be announced in November. Unable to make the event? Watch our live stream from the website.

Stay tuned for specific dates, and registration details, or email us, and we will let you know!

Alumni Giving

Alumni gifts are very important, no matter the size. When you give to The First Academy, your gifts will enable TFA to remain steadfast in our commitment to provide the many resources needed to prepare our students as the next generation of Christian leaders. Any gift makes a huge difference in the level of support we can provide to our students, academic, and athletic programs. Every gift in any amount is a testament to the generosity of our enthusiastic alumni.


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