On May 20th, at the VISAA Division II State Track Meet, GCA Junior Luke Bussel placed 3rd in the 400M race with a time of 52.96 seconds and was recognized with an Honorable Mention All State placement. Luke also placed 4th in the high jump. Eighth grader Hunter Davis competed in his first State track meet and placed 5th in the shot put.
Luke and Hunter’s efforts led Greenbrier Christian to a 13th place team finish. Great job by our track team and to all of the members who participated in the state meet!
Congratulations to the GCA Class of 2017! Graduation ceremonies were held this morning to celebrate the graduation of our Senior class! We are so proud of your many accomplishments and excited to hear about the future adventures God has planned for each of you!
We will continue to pray for God’s blessing over you as God’s purposes for your life are revealed!
Christopher Gavin has won a $10,000 scholarship from the “1 Million 4 Anna Foundation!” The foundation, named after Anna Basso, a young lady who was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma at the age of 16, honors Anna’s legacy by helping other childhood cancer warriors and survivors with scholarships to achieve the dream of a college education; a dream Anna had during her 18 month battle. Christopher has won a multi-year scholarship he will use as he attends Virginia Military Institute next year.
We are so proud of you, Christopher, and thank God for His plans for your life!
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Congratulations to the following Gator athletes on being recognized as All Conference players during the Spring 2017 season!
Senior Erick Stock has been selected as TCIS Player of the Year in Baseball
Baseball: Erick Stock, Conner Clark, Jason Hartline, Andrew Castine, Don Goodes, Joe Lathrop
Golf: Patrick Nichols
Softball: Arianna Burford, Karly Packert, Jaycee Ruberti, Tyra Workman, Kayla Englar
Congratulations to the GCA Varsity Softball team on bringing home the VISAA Division II State Championship title for the ninth year in a row! The team defeated St. Margaret's 7-1 to secure the win.
The Gators scored on a double by Karly Packert in the first inning and a walk in the second, followed by three runs in the sixth inning thanks to a single by Lynelle Berube, a single by Jaycee Ruberti, and a single by Packert.
Lexi Ackerman, Packert, Ruberti, and Berube each collected multiple hits, while Tyra Workman commanded the mound with 9 strikeouts and allowing only 4 hits.
The Gators are coached by Dan Moore, with Assistant Coaches Kelly Gregory, Sommer DiFulgo, and Liz Nichols.
This win marks the ninth straight Softball State Championship and twelfth in school history. Way to go, girls!!!
Rachel Olson has been named a recipient of a Lincoln-Lane Foundation Scholarship!
The Lincoln-Lane Foundation was established in 1928 by Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Rodgers to enable deserving young men and women in our community the financial ability to obtain a quality education. Scholarships are awarded based, in part, on scholastic achievements and potential for success in community service.
Rachel will begin attending the University of Virginia this Fall. Congratulations, Rachel!
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