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!
The King’s Academy Scholars’ Bowl teams have enjoyed unprecedented success during the 2014-2015 season. Team A consisting of Mandy Huffman, Nathan Dowdy, Sam Rector, Danielle Quesinberry, Hanna Wilbourn, and TeamCaptain Tyler Pitney competed in the first round of the PBS East Tennessee Scholars’ Bowl competition against Harriman in a near shut-out game, with a final […]
TKA physics students were challenged to compete against one another for the best air resistance design. An object was tied to each student’s design and then dropped from the same height while being timed. The design that took the longest to hit the ground won.
Each year, Festival at the Academy brings smiles to the faces of academy friends and families while raising money for the teachers, clubs, etc. who choose to host fun activities or sell carnival-style food. The 2014 Festival was a huge success, raising over $16,000 for TKA teachers and various school causes. Thank you to The […]