The first thing you notice about The King’s Academy running back Jason Maduafokwa is his sheer size.
“The first time I saw him, he was running around on the soccer field,” said TKA football coach Matt Lowe. “‘Who’s the giant out there running around?’ Physically he’s everything you could possibly look for in a running back. His height, his build is very impressive.”
Just weeks ago, new academy head football coach Matt Lowe was welcomed to The King’s Academy family. Students, parents and athletic enthusiasts gathered to greet Lowe and his family. Lowe talked to academy families about his coaching style and expectations as well as some goals has has for the TKA football program.
October 9 -12, 2013 – The King’s Academy celebrated homecoming week with much excitement! Students and faculty alike participated in dress-up days that included Superhero Day, Safari/Jungle Day, Make a Difference Day, and Black and Gold Day. Friday, October 12 the festivities reached their peak! The annual homecoming parade took place at 1:20 followed by a pep rally on the football field! That evening TKA welcomed alumni from the 80s to a class reunion that began before the homecoming football game. Homecoming week was once again a week loaded with fun and school spirit!
Mr. Lee Daft, the 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher at TKA, congratulates this year’s winners of the Geography Bee. Ben Knight (grade 7) came in first place, and Gavin Hall (grade 6) came in second place after the championship round ended in a tie and the gentlemen competed in a “sudden death” championship […]
Wendell Thornton (grade 7) and Madeline Reagan (grade 7) represented TKA in the Sevier County Spelling Bee for students in grades 4-8. Twenty-eight students from schools across Sevier County competed in the Spelling Bee, and Wendell came in second place after 12 rounds of competition. Thank you, Wendell and Madeline for representing TKA well! […]
Obstacles to Passion for God TKA’s 2014-15 chapel theme is “Fire-Desire, Passion-Compassion.” Focusing on passion during the following skit, TKA student Danielle Quesinberry challenges the middle and high school student body to identify their obstacles to passion for God. What obstacles will you overcome?