We are proud to announce the appointment of graduate Maria Norman (2018) to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. This year, USAFA offered appointments to 1160 candidates from over 10,000 applications received. Only 23 are from Minnesota. In addition to being measured by academic and athletic performance, standardized test scores, demonstrated leadership through extracurricular and community service involvement, essays, interviews, and a military physical fitness test, the applicants must be nominated by a US Senator, US Representative, or Vice President of US. Maria, a Lakeville resident, was nominated by Congressman Jason Lewis of the MN second district.
United States Air Force Lt. Col Jake Nelson presented Maria with a certificate of appointment at the Christian Life Academy High School awards assembly on May 31.
Congratulations Maria! We’re so proud of you!
Elementary students enjoy a workshop on flag etiquette presented by local veterans.
Congratulations to Senior Isaac Heikkila who has been named as a candidate in the competition for a Special Scholarship to be awarded through the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program!
Special Scholarships are administered with the sponsor’s Merit Scholarship awards by National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
In May 2015, Christian Life Academy granted diplomas to 15 graduates. The class collectively earned a cumulative total of $1,318,000 in scholarship offers from 20 different colleges and two organizations. Four of the graduates specifically were offered “full-tuition”scholarships.
Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Johnson in India
In 2011, alum Jeremy Johnson (Class of 2006) accepted an internship offer to do public relations work for a non-governmental organization named Yuwa. Yuwa is based in Jharkhand, India, where Jeremy is now living. His responsibilities consist mainly of public relations and internal communications, but helps out when needed in other aspects of the organization.
By using soccer as a platform for social development, Yuwa helps young women gain confidence to make a change in their world.