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!
On Friday, September 23, The A.P. World History students went on a field trip to the McClung Museum on the campus of the University of Tennessee and the Museum of Archaeology at Johnson University. While at the McClung Museum, these students were taken through two exhibits: Ancient Egypt and Art of the World’s People. The […]
Chunyu “Kelly” Nie and Ransford Ntow were inducted into the Knoxville Area Urban League Kemet Chapter of the National Achievers Society on Sunday, September 18. They will participate in academic, service, and leadership activities throughout the year as the National Achievers Society fulfills its goal of “Empowering today’s youth to be tomorrow’s leaders through education, […]
Sports this week: Today – 4:00- High School Golf vs. Jefferson County High School @ Creekside 4:30- High School V Volleyball @ St. Andrews-Sewanee Tuesday – 4:00- Middle School Tennis vs. Union Grove @ William Blount High School 5:00- Middle School Volleyball vs. Berean Christian 6:00- Middle School Football vs. Cumberland Gap 7:00- Middle School […]