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!
High school students in Computer Literacy courses transitioned from student to teacher as they designed games to play with elementary school students and taught them about computer hardware. Elementary school students enjoyed having class with the high school students for a day. Computer Literacy teacher Angie Griffin said, “Students have many different learning styles and […]
TKA’s juniors and seniors recently boarded buses and headed to Carson-Newman University for the Five Rivers Regional College Fair. There were admissions representatives from 44 colleges and universities. Some of the colleges and universities represented were: Austin Peay State University, Berea College, Bethel University, Bryan College, Carson-Newman University, ETSU, Emory & Henry College, Gardner-Webb University, […]
This year, TKA Homecoming week was not only celebrated with games and contests, but also with alumni who returned to campus to share about what God has been doing in their lives. Riley Hall, Edison Aubrey, and Grant Rollins came back to their former elementary school classroom to share about their recent mission […]