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Spring 2023 Academic Recognition

Elementary School

Student's Name Grade School & Academic Awards Parent(s) 

Noah Bryce Golden


Johnson’s Learning Center

Honor Student Award, Spelling Bee Runner Up, Promoted to 1st grade

Sabastian and Talethea Golden

Josiah Horlback


Rock Chapel Elementary

Honor Roll All Year

Cortney and Marquese Horlback

Grandmother: Min. Frances Pinckney

Austin Taylor Hurst


Norton Elementary

All A’s and B’s

Cassandra Hurst

Grandmother: Mother Eleanor Hurst

Alyanna James


Leadership Preparatory Academy

Honor Roll, Most Improved, Math Growth

Ayendi Childers

Grandmother: Demetra Childers

Aiden Peek


Newton County Theme Elementary School

All A’s Honor Roll

Deacon James and Deaconess Patrice Peek

My’Kenzie Scales


Flat Shoals Elementary

All A’s

Douglas Scales

Rico Turner


Rock Chapel Elementary

Perfect Attendance

Brittany Knight

Grandmother: Min. Frances Pinckney

Aaron Allen Webb


Flat Shoal Elementary

Honor Roll, High Growth Reader Award, Sight Word Champion, Reading Fluency, Science Award

Samika and Aaron Webb

Middle School

Student's Name Grade School & Academic Awards Parent(s) 

Jordyn Chapman


Snellville Middle School

AB Honor Roll

Mr. and Mrs. Chatman

Cameron Jeffries


Davis Middle School

Principal’s List, A Honor Roll, Outstanding Achievement in Math, Science, and Social Studies, Outstanding Effort in Science, Film Design, Language Arts

Deacon Mendez and Deaconess Scherie Jeffries

Antoine Elijah Lindsey


Genesis Innovation Academy

Directors List and Sports Academic Award

Andrea Jackson

Grandmother: Lilian Wilcox Jackson

Ashley Mikayla Moore


Sylvian Hills Middle School

Honor Roll, Hardest Worker for Consistent Enthusiasm and High Engagement with the Mathematics content and unwavering commitment to hard work

Michael and Sharline Moore

Grandparents: Benjamin and Barbara Moore

Samia Peek


Newton County Theme School Middle School

A Honor Roll

Deacon James and Deaconess Patrice Peek

Justin Matthew Thomas


Greater Atlanta Christian Middle School

Certificate of Achievement in Concert Band, Participated in Middle School Wrestling and Baseball

Richard and Deborah Thomas

High School

Student's Name Grade      School & Academic Awards Parent(s)

Benjamin Douglas Allen


Young Americans Christian School

Outstanding Achievement (Honors Biology, Geometry) -  4.14 GPA, Varsity Letterman in Football, Basketball and Baseball

Benny and Paula Allen

Jaden Cole Anthony


Eagles Landing Christian Academy

AB Honor Roll

Deacon Satrick and Deaconess Katrina Anthony

Alecia Ruth Fluker


Parkview High School

4.143 GPA, Beta Club

Deacon John and Deaconess Shelly-Ann Fluker

Chase Grant


Southwest Dekalb High School

AB Honor Roll, Tested Distinguished on Algebra EOC, Proficient on Biology EOC, 3.6 GPA

Rodney and Krystal Grant

Jayla Kennedy


Newton High School

All A’s

Deacon Emmry and Deaconess Jenea Kennedy

James Jaydan Richards


Eagles Landing Christian Academy

AB Honor Roll the Entire Year

Candice Richards


Student's Name Grade      School & Academic Awards Parent(s)

Collin Grant


Florida A&M University

3.63 GPA, Member of the 23-24 Marching 100, Trumpet Rank Sergeant

Rodney and Krystal Grant

Ayanna Mitchell

Rising Senior

Albany State University

3.59 GPA

Derrick and Monika Mitchell

Jerika Moon


Albany State University

AB honor Roll 3.3 GPA

Sandra Rooks

Aunt: Pamela Crawford

Congratulations GRADUATES!

High School

John Stephen Fluker

Parkview High School

4.385 GPA, Honor Graduate, National Honor Society, Beta Club, Rho Kappa Honor Society, Fine Arts Seal

*Plans to Attend Georgia Institute for Technology

Parents: Deacon John and Deaconess Shelly-Ann Fluker

Autumn Jeffries

Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology

4.4 GPA, Overall 4.02 GPA, Honor Roll, Summa Cum Laude Honors Graduate, Healthcare Science Pathway Completion, Point University Dual Enrollment, National Honor Society and BETA Club

*Plans to attend Dillard University and major in Public Health

Parents: Deacon Mendez and Scherie Jeffries

Chenice Janae Taylor

Loganville High School

High Honors, Student of the Semester

*Plans to attend Georgia State University to major in Computer Science

Parents: Edgar and Trenice Taylor

Sarah Elaine Thomas

Greater Atlanta Christian High School

National Merit Recognition Award, Stellar Spartan Award-maintained above a 3.75 GPA, 3 Letter athlete for softball, basketball, cheerleading, and track.

*Plans to attend The University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa to study Psychology on the Pre-Med track

Parents: Richard and Deborah Thomas

Zada Washington

Honor Roll; Volleyball Co-Captain

*Plans to attend Southern University

Parents: David and Tisa Washington

Jermaine Maurice Williams Jr.

Cumberland Christian Academy

Class President and Class Treasurer, ACSI Distinguished Christian High School, Funniest Laugh, Varsity Basketball, Community Service (Hope Church)

*Plans to attend Emmanuel College and major in Sports Management

Parents: Jermaine Williams Jr and Charmaine Benifield, Grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams


Madison Taliyah Grant

Hampton University

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

3.82 GPA - Summa Cum Laude, Served as president of the Theta Phi Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band, Served as piccolo section leader and woodwind captain in the Hampton University Marching Force

*Will intern this summer at KPMG and return to Hampton University this fall to earn MBA

Parents: Rodney and Krystal Grant

Avril Ja’Pearls Powell

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Deans List, Honors College Medallion Scholar, Society of Leukocyte Biology Scholar, Summer Health Professional Education Program Scholar

*Plans to attend Medical School

Parents: Priscilla Foster

Jonathan Taylor

Savannah State University

Parent: Johnny Taylor

Sundiata Washington

Tuskegee University

Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Ranked #1 in HBCU conference and runner up at SIAC championship for Track and Field, Set School record in the High Jump

Parents: David and Tisa Washington

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