Pictured with Garry Sullivan, Upper School Principal
Bekka Herdy (Class of 2017) received the Critics Choice Tech Award at the 2016 Florida District V Thespian Festival competition. Bekka earned the award for her costume designs for the musical Godspell.
The Critics Choice is awarded to one student and is chosen by the panel of thespian judges as their pick for the “best of the best.” There were over 100 other students... Read More.
Our visual and performing arts department has been hard at work, showcasing their God-given talents in various competitions around the state of Florida. We'd like to congratulate these students who... Read More.
Mrs. Collins shared the entire gospel and Christian walk with the RAAE Ceramics students through creation of a pot on the potter’s wheel! From the creation of Adam from Terra Cotta (Red Clay... Read More.
Congratulations to McKenzie McNeil for winning the "Best in Show" award at the 2015 District V Thespian Festival. McKenzie is a senior at TFA and has been involved in theatre for six years. She has... Read More.
In September, a group of sixteen Upper School students sang for in an audition video (above) in the hopes that Disney would select our school to participate in the Disney Candlelight Processional at... Read More.
Written By: Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School
Several years ago, Stanford University published the results of a study demonstrating why the arts matter in school. While many schools are cutting... Read More.
Alumnus Stephen Whitaker, son of Dr. & Mrs. Steve Whitaker, recently finished directing The Odd Couple by Neil Simon which had a successful run April 23-25 in the new Black Box Theatre. This... Read More.
The First Academy junior, Caroline Wendzel has been awarded the Silver Key Award by the Scholastic Southeast Writing Region-at-Large for 2015 in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category. This... Read More.
TFA senior and Fine Arts student, Olivia Bennington, received the Critics Choice Tech Award at the 2015 Florida District V Thespian Festival competition. Pictured here with Dr. Steve Whitaker... Read More.
At the heart of The First Academy is gratefulness for all who serve our great country in the military. It has become a tradition to open our school to veterans who served our country in past wars by... Read More.