The 52 members of the class of 2018:

  • 85 College Courses Completed, Earning 255 Semester Hours of College Credit.
  • 1 Commended National Merit Scholar.
  • 4 Students will join the United States Military in the following branches: Army, Navy and Marine Corps.
  • 11 Students will play a sport at the College Level.
  • 33 Students were offered over $ 5 million dollars in Merit Based Scholarships!
  • 3 Legacy Graduates (Second Generation Seahawks)

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Valedictorian and Salutatorian!

It give us great pleasure to announce the selection of two seniors who are being honored for their character, academic achievements and leadership skills demonstrated through their years at Atlantic Shores Christian Schools.

The Valedictorian for the Class of 2018 is Ella Gaughan.

The Salutatorian for the Class of 2018 is Nicole Duenke.

The faculty and administration would like to congratulate Ella, Nicole and their parents on their outstanding achievements.

The Valedictorian for the Class of 2018 is 
Ella Gaughan. 
Ella will attend Regent University
and plans to study Biophysical Science.
The Salutatorian for the Class of 2018 is 
Nicole Duenke. 
Nicole will attend Christopher Newport University
and plans to study Biology.


Congratulations Scholar-Athlete

Troy Yearwood


Senior Troy Yearwood was awarded a $2000.00 scholarship from the Chesapeake Sports Club. He was chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership, athleticism and community service.

Troy was honored at the Chesapeake Sports Club Luncheon and Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Chesapeake Conference Center.

Congratulations for a job well done!


DAR Good Citizens Award

The Daughters of the American Revolution Award is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.
The award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools and communities. This award is open to high school seniors.
Reid Celata was chosen to be the recipient of this award. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Celata.
Congratulations, Reid, for this distinct recognition!


Congratulations to our Wendy’s High School Heisman School Winners


Hannah Bristow and Braxton Zivic were recently named School Winners for the prestigious Wendy’s High School Heisman Award which highlights exceptional high school seniors and their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community. 

Hannah and Braxton were selected as the 2017 School Winners based on the following accomplishments:

Hannah has a cumulative GPA of 3.73 and has also taken multiple honors and DE courses. She is a member of the National Honor Society.  Hannah has participated in cheerleading (grades 9-12), soccer (grades 9-10), and golf (grades 11-12). She was named Metro All Conference Team in golf.  Her community service efforts include volunteering at Vacation Bible School, Triple R Ranch Run for the Ranch, and a summer mission trip sponsored by her church. 

Braxton has a cumulative GPA of 4.08 and has taken multiple honors courses. He is a member of the National Honor Society. He has played on the varsity baseball team since grade 8. His community service endeavors include partnering with different sports organizations who help kids through sports. Braxton has been working with young people in summer camps since 8th grade.


 Congratulations National Merit Scholar

Ella Gaughan

Senior Ella Gaughan has been named a Commended Merit Scholar in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Congratulations Ella on being named a Commended Scholar!

Ella is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gaughan. She has attended Atlantic Shores Christian School since the first grade. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and Tri-M. She is also a varsity cheerleader, participates in high school band, and loves leading worship both at school chapel and at her church. Ella is undecided as to her college plans upon graduation but is looking forward to studying science or music or perhaps both.