It gives 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 2020 is
Shannon will attend The College of William and Mary and plans to major in Biology.
The Salutatorian for the Class of 2020 is
Niah will attend Virginia Commonwealth University Honors College and plans to major in Biology on the Pre-Med track.
The faculty and administration would like to congratulate Shannon, Niah, and their parents on their outstanding achievements.
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.
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.
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.
Abigail Stiles was recently named our School Winner for the prestigious Heisman High School Award which highlights exceptional high school seniors and their achievements in the classroom, on the field, and in the community.
Abbey was selected as the 2019 School Winner based on the following accomplishments:
Abbey has a cumulative GPA of 4.36 and has taken multiple honors and DE courses. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, and The Spanish National Honor Society. Abbey participated on the volleyball team in grades 6-10. She is a 3-time VISAA Division State Champion in the discus event. Her community service efforts include volunteering at the ASCS Elementary School Outdoor Garden. She recently received a grant to build a spiral garden, which will further their farm to table initiative.
Congratulations to Abbey!