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!
Five TKA Honors Choir students attended the All East/All State Preparatory Clinic at UT Knoxville on Saturday, August 29th. They worked on three pieces (Lotti’s “Crucifixus”, Kaallman’s “Pye Aleman” arranged by Sperry, and “Peace Like a River” arranged by Joan Szymko) that will be used for the All East vocal auditions on September 19th. The […]
It’s here – the first day of school has come! TKA middle and high school students fully enjoyed getting to know their teachers this morning! Introductions were given this fall through a video that included spoofs of popular television programs. Are you sitting down? You better be – because you may laugh too hard to remain […]
Niamh Shumacher and Neka Knowles represented The King’s Academy at the Division II A/AA State Track and Field Meet in Murfreesboro last week. Sophomore Neka Knowles placed 6th in the Shot Put with a throw of 32’11”. Niamh, also a sophomore, placed 3rd in the 1600m run and won her first State Title in the 3200m run. It was […]