Student Achievements <span>at Christ's Church Academy</span>

Student Achievements at Christ's Church Academy

At Christ's Church Academy, we celebrate, encourage, and support our students. Whether in their home life, school life, or spiritual life - we want to celebrate all that they are achieving. Below you'll find many articles about some of the students who make up our CCA student body. They are diverse. They are unique. They are talented. They are the face of CCA. 

March 1, 2018
Sarah Lennox and Kayla Putzke have been honored this year for their exemplary volunteer service with President’s Volunteer Service Awards.
March 1, 2018
CCA artist extraordinaire Hayden Collins is in some out-of-this-world company with one of her outstanding pieces...
February 8, 2018
Find out who has joined the ranks of CCA's National Honor Society and National Arts Honor Society...
February 7, 2018
Three more CCA students have signed with colleges to take their athletic careers to the next level. Get the details here...
January 19, 2018
Carson Brite, DB Jones, and Madeline Wilbur were selected to perform at one of the largest music education events in the country.
November 30, 2017
Over 100 projects were submitted for this year's Middle School Science Fair. Here are your winners...
November 29, 2017
To add even more excitement to the Eagles' state championship season, Coach Christian and junior Heather Brown have earned very prestigious awards...
March 31, 2017
CCA Band members Katie Cook, Kayla Putske and Carson Brite performed their solos at state evaluations. How did they do? Find out HERE
February 28, 2017
Several CCA students put together an outstanding showing at the recent Society of American Military Engineers event. They won the...
February 23, 2017
Mallory Boyer and Brookie Brown have been honored for their exemplary volunteer service with President’s Volunteer Service Awards. Here's what they've done to deserve this tremendous accolade...
January 23, 2017
The CCA Key Club has been quite busy over the last few weeks. Find out what they've been doing, and how it ended so deliciously on Saturday, January 21...
January 9, 2017
Tia Davenport and Gabe Lindo have been selected to perform at FMEA's Digital Music Showcase in Tampa on Friday, January 13. The best part of the story is what song they'll be performing...
November 16, 2016
Get the breakdown on another great season from Coach Stomps and our Varsity Eagles football team...
September 30, 2016
Find out how CCA's ZPeriod students learned about love, the power of prayer, and their worship experience at Seamark Ranch.
April 29, 2016
As you know, it's election season...even for CCA! The votes have been tallied for National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, and Student Government. And the winners are...
April 27, 2016
CCA's latest STEM Challenge for our lower school students involved collaboration, cooperation, creativity...and radical robots!
April 15, 2016
Seniors Caleb Gay and Aaron Anderson top list of CCA baseball players receiving recognition from F.A.C.A.
April 6, 2016
Zach Appelo had a great basketball season this year, and it's earned him some distinguished recognition.
March 29, 2016
CCA students were invited to participate in the Children's Art Show at the Mandarin Art Festival this year. Here's who showed a "stroke" of art genius...
March 10, 2016
NJHS came up with a great way to help the homeless and have fun, too. Find out how many jars of peanut butter they collected for a special Dress Down Day...
March 3, 2016
Sophomore Ben Swanson, who makes a big impact on the world around him, received some big news...
February 18, 2016
This year's CCA Band continues to impress. Find out how well they performed at the recent District Solo Evaluations!
February 11, 2016
Everyone at CCA is incredibly proud of Elanee Otto and her biggest achievement yet...
January 22, 2016
With the District Finals at CCA Field tonight, the CCA Varsity Boys Soccer team is gearing up to kick off Regionals!
November 3, 2015
We've got a great band program at CCA, and the proof is seen with the latest accomplishments from these students...Learn more
October 30, 2015
Elanee has won several awards during her time at CCA, but this one may be her biggest yet...
October 22, 2015
Our CCA Eagles varsity football team is the SSAC Coastal Beach Division Runner up Champion for 2015, and has secured the #2 seed in the playoffs for the Beach Division.
October 20, 2015
The CCA Key Club always makes a big impact in the Jacksonville community. Find out how they've got northeast Florida in the bag.
September 11, 2015
CCA congratulates Elanee Otto on being named as a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist! Here's how she was selected
August 20, 2015
Coach Stomps and the CCA Eagles take the field for a special preseason Kickoff Classic on Thursday, August 20th
June 12, 2015
Caleb Gay Top 100 Prospect!
December 3, 2014
Mrs. Dragiff’s Upper School US History, World History, AP World History, Government and World Cultural Geography classes have all been led to pray daily for several young men who had recently survived accidents or are dealing with illnesses and seeing God at work as Healer and Comforter on a daily basis.
November 19, 2014
Mr. Ponder is proud to announce that Chris Smith and Colin McMahon have been selected for the annual FSU Tri-State Festival.
May 7, 2014
While the Princess Ball created special memories for daddies and their young daughters, the Miss CCA Pageant created an unforgetable memory for our new Miss CCA.
May 7, 2014
CCA Academic Decathlon Team competed in Nationals in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 24-26, against schools from most of the United States, China, and London.
April 16, 2014
Athletics is proud to announce that Ginni Cormier, from our Track and Field Team, won 1st place in the Long Jump at Districts and 4th place in the High Jump.
March 13, 2014
The CCA National Honor Society met at Atlantic Coast High School on March 8, 2014 where 20 students spent a beautiful, sunny day serving the special needs community for our 6th year.
March 11, 2014
On Saturday, March 8, our band performed at the District Music Performance Assessment, where they received a rating of Superior. Only three other schools in our district were able to do this.
February 28, 2014
Our 4th graders culminated their Indian study by having Indian lore "come alive" with Jim Sawgrass, a Muskogee Creek Indian. He set up camp, shared Indian music, tools, games, weapons, clothing and more!
February 25, 2014
In celebration of National Engineers Week, CCA High School students participated in the Annual Engineer Career Day on Friday, February 21, 2014, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
February 19, 2014
Open letter from CCA Board of Trustees
February 18, 2014
The results are in! Thankful for your generous hearts! Here are the results of your giving through the Annual PTP Coin Drive:
February 4, 2014
A Howling Success! NJHS would like to thank everyone who helped to make last week's charity drive for the Jacksonville Humane Society a success!
February 4, 2014
District High School Honor Band try outs were held November 19 at Atlantic Coast High School. Mr. Ponder is thrilled to announce the following CCA students were selected out of many students from our District:
January 8, 2014
One month into this year’s season, the boy’s varsity basketball team is a force to be reckoned with.
December 10, 2013
The Middle School Science Fair was held December 4 and 5 in the gym. Each student created a science fair project (either individually or with a partner of their choice) which included a science experiment.
December 9, 2013
The Varsity girls volleyball team had a glorious win October 30, 2013; they defeated their competition Munroe High School, winning three games in a row.
November 26, 2013
Our own senior, Courtney Pritchard participated in the Miss Senior High Pageant on November 16, 2013. The pageant was held at Thrasher Horne Art Center in Fleming Island and it started at 6:00.
November 26, 2013
Mr. Ponder is pleased to announce the following Middle School band students were selected for the Middle School Honor Band:
September 24, 2013
Christ’s Church Academy is proud to announce that senior Erik Blomgren has been named a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.
May 7, 2013
The 45th Annual Mandarin Art Festival was held Easter weekend and CCA was named the overall Best in Show for their Middle School board of entries!
May 7, 2013
Madison Rhodes, CCA student, was chosen as one of the few to be a Florida House of Representatives Page & Messenger for a week in April.
May 7, 2013
Krista Rogers, Miss CCA 2013, was in attendance during all home football games this past season to collect donations for this year’s charity of her choice.
May 7, 2013
In addition to UF, the following schools have offered acceptance to our students. To the class of 2013...CONGRATULATIONS!
May 7, 2013
Emily Parker has been selected to participate in the UF Summer Veterinary Program. There are only 24 spots open to rising sophomores interested in becoming a veterinarian.
May 7, 2013
Neal Buckles, Eli Grajeda, Jack Gronert, Zack Mills, Christopher Pack, Kenneth Pierce, and Ian Vargas did a fine job at the Academic Decathlon National Competition in Minneapolis on April 25-27.
May 7, 2013
The Key Club, our student led service club, recently spent the day volunteering at the HabiJax ReStore.
May 7, 2013
CCA was well represented as...
May 7, 2013
On February 15, 29 CCA students played solos at the Music Performance Assessment held at Terry Parker High School. All of our students were rated Superior or Excellent.
May 7, 2013
In celebration of National Engineers Week, the CCA Physics Honors class students participated in the Annual Engineering Career Day on Friday, February 22, 2013, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
January 27, 2013
Congratulations to all the students for a great first semester of reading! The top AR achievers in each class are:
January 12, 2013
The Florida Times-Union selects All First Coast Football players every year. Among the 58 schools that play football in the Jacksonville and South Georiga area, our very own Nic Duch & CJ Nolan made the Honorable Mention All First Coast team!!
November 14, 2012
Ian Vargas has been selected to represent Christ's Church Academy for the All State High School Honors Band.
November 14, 2012
Congratulations to Marissa Jacobson as our first CCA Artist in the Spotlight.
August 29, 2012
Students were challenged to read 25 books or more over the summer. These students were the top readers for their grade levels.
August 11, 2012
Students who have read a million or more words this school year were rewarded with a luncheon in the Library.
May 16, 2012
Congratulations to the following athletes who were recognized at the recent CCA Athletics Banquet.
May 15, 2012
On April 21, CCA held their third Miss Christ’s Church Academy Pageant. Six of our lovely Junior ladies competed in four different categories: interview, talent, casual wear, and formal wear. Our new Miss CCA is...
May 8, 2012
Landry was among 1675 finishers of the First Coast Kids Triathlon, the largest in the US.
May 8, 2012
On April 28, Kaydence Young participated in the AAU state Championship for gymnastics in Daytona.
April 17, 2012
Elanee Otto, 8th grade student, was named to the All First Coast Soccer Honorable Mention for all of Jacksonville.
April 17, 2012
The Orff Ensemble performed this past Saturday for the North Florida Orff Chapter.
April 17, 2012
Congratulations to Seth Downing for setting a new school record (11:05) for the 3200mm at the recent St. Johns Country Day meet and for placing 5th in the 3200mm at the Districts. Outstanding!!
April 10, 2012
Two of our CCA high school band students went to Gainesville last Tuesday for the State Solo Assessment.
April 10, 2012
There was some stiff competition for our CCA art students as they competed against many other schools at the Mandarin Arts Festival this past week-end. They all shined and some won ribbons! Congratulations to the following students:
April 9, 2012
Congratulations to TORI ICE, a CCA student, who qualified for the 2012 Women's Junior Olympic State Level 9 Gymnastics Championships.
March 21, 2012
On March 3, Rocco Costiloe, fifth grade CCA student, competed at the AAU Georgia State Championship National Qualifier in Tae Kwon Do Olympic Sparring.
March 21, 2012
The CCA Upper School Chorus traveled to Indian Rocks Christian School in Largo, Florida on March 9 to participate in the ACSI Music Festival Choral Competition.
March 21, 2012
On Friday, March 9, our band performed at the District Music Performance Assessment, where they received a rating of "Superior" from all their judges. Only two other schools in our district were able to do this. Outstanding!
March 2, 2012
This past Friday, 31 CCA band students played solos or small ensembles at the Music Performance Assessment held at Landmark Middle School and ALL of our students received ratings of Superior or Excellent! The participants were:
March 2, 2012
Rachel Webb, Catherine Kennedy, and Lily Zerza participated in the St. John's District Music Festival Friday, February 24. The girls received a Superior rating for piano and are now eligible to compete at the annual state festival held in May. Great job!
March 2, 2012
Tyler Gregory was invited to play in the North Florida Senior All-Star Game last Friday night at Patton Park.
January 26, 2012
Taylor is one of the 55 children featured for Wolfson's One To Grow On Ultra Marathon!
January 20, 2012
At the recent Medal of Honor ceremony, Emily Parker was awarded The Silver Award.
December 6, 2011
CCA high school student Allyson Richards and 16 other local authors of children’s books gathered at Christ’s Church Academy on Monday, Dec. 12, for the school’s second annual Author Extravaganza, where they met with students, parents and other children in the community to discuss and sign their books.
November 15, 2011
Tatum, a CCA student, traveled last Friday with her soccer team to North Carolina to play in a tournament. Tatum's team (Ponte Vedra Storm U-10) overall score for the weekend was 74-0.
November 15, 2011
Last week, Davis Visman was chosen - by audition - to represent CCA at All-State Band! Davis will travel to Tampa in early January to perform with the All-State Band. We are so proud of your musical accomplishments! Congratulations!
November 1, 2011
Congratulations to Lily Pickard, a 4th grade CCA student in Mrs. Farmer’s class, who was chosen by audition to participate in the Elementary All-State Chorus in January.
October 26, 2011
Davis Visman has been selected to participate in the 2011 Florida State University Tri-State Band Festival in Tallahassee Dec. 1-4, held at FSU.
October 26, 2011
Our very own Miss CCA Grace Freeman attended the “Miss Senior High Scholarship Pageant" that was held at UNF this past weekend.
October 26, 2011
Congratulations to Lily Pickard (4th grade), Ryan Watson (4th grade), Jordan Bunn (5th grade), Ruthie Smith (5th grade), and Julie Cromer (5th grade) who were each chosen by a panel of judges to submit their vocal audition CD's to the Florida Music Educator's National Association.
September 23, 2011
Congratulations to Eagles running back, Jake Taylor! Following his performance at the September 9th varsity football game, 1010XL announced Jake as their Player of the Week!
September 20, 2011
Dozens of Northeast Florida students were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last Wednesday, and CCA's own Vincent Stippler was one of them!
August 30, 2011
Tae Kwon Do Champion
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