Seniors Chris Kuebler and Abigail Stiles have been named Commended Merit Scholars in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Congratulations Chris and Abbey on being named a Commended Scholar!

Chris is the son of Colonel and Mrs. Ken Kuebler. He has attended Atlantic Shores Christian School for three years. He is a member of the Student Body Government, National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society. He attends Grace Presbyterian Church in Chesapeake. Chris enjoys music and playing the violin. Chris plans to attend college upon graduation and pursue a degree in either mathematics or architecture.

Abbey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stiles. She has attended Atlantic Shores Christian School since K-5. She is a member of the high school band, the Ambassador’s Club, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Math Society, National Art Honor Society and Student Body Government. Abbey participates in winter and spring track and holds the school record for the discus throw. Abbey plans to attend college upon graduation and pursue a degree in either business marketing or pharmaceutical sciences.



Niah Simmons - Future Physician

Over the Summer, Niah represented Virginia at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts (University of Massachusetts).  She watched a live surgery and had the chance to ask questions of the surgeon.  She commented that the Speakers and Doctors, but also the Inventors were very inspirational.

Darcy Williams - Future Lawyer

Also this Summer, Darcy represented Virginia at Stanford University for 10 days in an Intensive Law & Trial Program.  She participated in a mock trial in the San Francisco court where she served as both a prosecutor and a defense lawyer, and she won her case.