What a Grade Level did you start at The First Academy?
Started in 11th grade
What were the reasons you or your Parents chose The First Academy?
We were moving from southern Florida and we wanted a high school that would allow me to strengthen my faith before college. We chose TFA because we felt that it would give me an awesome environment to grow in my faith and relationships with other people.
Are you involved in extracurricular activities? If so, what are they and have you received awards in these activities? (These can be affiliated with TFA or outside of school)
I am involved in theater and I have received Top Honors at states and many superior ratings on individual events. I am also involved in band and choir and have competed in both art forms.
Which colleges have you applied to and which ones have you been accepted to thus far?
I have been accepted to Florida State University and will be attending there next fall.
What do you plan to study in college and what are your long-term career goals?
I plan to study theater and I hope to be an actor, and one day, hopefully, teach the art form like the people who taught me.
Have you received any college scholarships? If so, which ones? (Or, which ones are you currently nominated for)
None for now
Who are some of your favorite TFA teachers, and why? These can be K4-12.
Mrs. McDubs, Mrs. Headley, and Mr. Snyder
In one sentence, what did being a student at The First Academy mean to you?
It means that I got the opportunity to experience something amazing that I will be able to say I was lucky to be a part of.
How has TFA made a difference in, or impacted your life?
It has helped me grow as an artist and allowed me to find amazing new ways to express my ideas within the arts.
Do you feel that The First Academy has prepared you for life after graduation?
TFA has definitely prepared me for life after college.
What is your favorite memory at TFA?
My favorite memory is all the moments I’ve gotten to share with anyone in the fine arts whether it be in rehearsal or practice.
How have you grown in your walk with Christ since coming to TFA?
TFA has helped me with my knowledge of how to defend my faith and share the gospel in a kind manner.
What was one spiritual insight you gained at TFA that has impacted your life the most?
That creation is so intricate and it only proves that God is the ultimate creative mind.