Written by Dr. Steve Whitaker, Head of School
As we prepare to graduate the class of 2019 on May 17, we are also proud to celebrate their many accomplishments. The Class of 2019 received the most Top 3o college acceptances in TFA history. More of our students have been accepted to the most elite schools than ever before. This group of students is also blessed with outstanding servant leaders, gifted artists, remarkable athletes, and impact players for God’s Kingdom.
Throughout the years at TFA we have celebrated their art shows and theatre productions, band and choir concerts, and athletic accomplishments. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen their parents beam at awards ceremonies and senior night recognitions. Most importantly, we have watched these students grow in their relationship with Jesus and with one another.
As this class prepares to enter college, it’s important for us to understand that they are competing with the best and brightest students around the world for scholarships and selective placement. Many Top 30 colleges, including Ivy League institutions, have acceptance rates that range from 5%-29%. We are extremely proud of our students and their achievements as they acquired some of the most difficult college decisions and acceptances.
Members of the Class of 2019 have been accepted to prestigious colleges and universities such as: