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GCA Students to Shine in Shrek the Musical, Jr.

GCA students Keegan Spurr, Isabella Francisco, and Riley Watkins are preparing for the opening of Shrek the Musical, Jr.!  Keegan, who has the lead role in this newest production by Knoxville Children's Theatre, will star as Shrek. The show opens on July 10 and runs through July 26, with safety and health measures in place for attendees.

Buy your tickets today and support our talented GCA students! 

GCA Plans for Return to School

At GCA we're excited to be planning for the return to campus on August 12, 2020!  In case you missed it, you can refer to the initial reopening plan here.  More specific information and guidelines will be released in the near future as we continue to monitor the latest data and recommendations as they pertain to schools.  

We can't wait to see you again soon!

GCA Graduates Named Athletes of the Year

Congratulations to GCA graduates, Chloe Duggins and Jalen Geer on their award of "Athlete of the Year" by the Knoxville Focus!  Chloe and Jalen were recognized among several dozen top athletes in the Knoxville area in the June 15, 2020 issue of the Knoxville Focus.

We're so proud of you both!  You can read the article and see the other winners here.

GCA Recognized for Community Commitment

Because of our participation and compliance with the recommendations from the Knox County Health Department, GCA has been awarded a Certificate of Community Commitment in regard to safety and prevention measures for COVID-19.  We're so appreciative of this recognition and for our COVID-19 Task Force who is working hard to ensure a safe return to campus this fall!

JP Payne Appointed as New Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

The GCA Executive Team with support from the GCA School Board is excited to announce the appointment of JP Payne to the new role of Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Upper School Dean of Students.  Mr. Payne's professionalism, coaching experience, and passion for discipleship made him the right choice for this role.  

We're excited to see his leadership as he develops the GCA Boys Basketball program and invests in the lives of our students!

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GCA Pom Team Begins Practices

The new GCA Pom Team is excited to have practice underway this summer and looking forward to supporting the RAMS this school year under the direction of Mrs. Kelsey DesLauriers!  Team members include Lauryn Baker, Averiella Barger, Kate Bishop, Katie Brown, Makayla Gabriel, Marianne Gabriel, Lexi Hensley, Hannah Johnson, Isabella Pirkle, and Ashlee Sykes.

We're excited to see this group in action this fall!

GCA Class of 2020 Graduates

Congratulations to the GCA Class of 2020, whose graduation marked the 16th graduating class of the Academy.  The ceremony, held on May 29 at 4pm, included detailed measures to maintain public health standards, but allowed for a public celebration of this talented group.  We're so proud of the perseverance and determination shown by these graduates! 


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