Welcometo Secondary! As the Secondary Principal/Academic Dean for FBCA I am blessed to be a part of a thriving community of teachers and students. I love education and I thoroughly enjoy teenagers. That’s a good thing because I’ve invested 38 years of my life in teaching, curriculum development and administration! With a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston and a Master of Education from the University of St. Thomas, I hold certifications for social studies, journalism, gifted and talented education and as a principal for the state of Texas and have been certified as a principal by the Association of Christian Schools International.
A 24 year member of First Baptist Church, I count it a privilege to join with other believers in the union of faith and academics here at the academy. God continues to work in me and in the lives of our students and I look forward to every opportunity to serve Him. It’s great to be a Warrior!
First Baptist Christian Academy is a college preparatory school designed to meet the needs of students with average to above average academic ability.
OUR STUDENTS ARE OFFERED:
Honors, Pre-AP and AP classes
Some of the classes include Pre-AP English, AP English, AP Physics, Anatomy, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP US History, AP Biology and Advanced Academic Topics
Dual Credit courses
Dual Credit is an option that provides qualifying Juniors and Seniors with the ability to earn a college credit and a high school credit for approved courses. Any First Baptist Christian Academy student who is enrolled in dual credit courses is eligible for Early Admission College classes. This program gives dual credit students the ability to take a college course and earn some additional credits at the college level.
FBCA students participate in several ACSI and TAPPS sponsored competitions with other private and public schools. Some of the academic competitions and activities include Mock Trial/Mock Legislature, Model UN, Texas History Day, Euro Challenge, World Affairs Council, TAPPS Science, Math, Social Studies, Current Events, Writing, Speaking and Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Spelling Bee, Science Fair, and Speech Meet.
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