Fayette Academy’s Student Athlete of the Week
Senior, Luke McCulley Reeves is the 18 year old son of David and Terri Reeves of Somerville, Tennessee.
Luke is a four year member of the Fayette Academy varsity basketball team and is also a member of the tennis team. He is involved with the pep club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a member of the National Honor Society. Luke maintains a 4.0 GPA and is member of the ACT 30+ Club.
He plans to attend The University of Memphis in the fall and major in pre-law. Luke is a member of Midway Baptist Church.
Congratulations to Luke for all his accomplishments.
Fayette Academy plays Sacred Heart
Fayette Academy played a hard fought game against Sacred Heart with the final score being 64-63 Sacred Heart.
“Luke Watkins struggles through traffic for the shot.”
” Ryan elevates to score big in the paint.”
“Rube Scott drives for 2.”
Fayette Academy Announces Homecoming Representatives
Fayette Academy will celebrate their 2018 basketball homecoming on Friday, January 19, in the Viking Center. Homecoming festivities will begin at 6:00p.m. with the introduction of the representatives and announcement of the 2018 Basketball Queen and escort.
Seniors, Kaitlin Bowers, Sarah Layne Ellis, Haley Grace Moffatt, Kamille Grant, Alex Wadley, Hanah Walker, Luke Reeves, and Luke Watkins make up the Queen’s Court from which a queen and escort will be chosen.
Senior representatives are Brooke Adams and Eli Crafton; Junior representatives are Kaylie Carter, Chelsea Jones, and Logan Johnson; Sophomore representatives are Emma Watkins, Kelsey James, and Jake Cocke Jake Cocke; Freshman representatives are Lizzie Rhea and Carson Meyer. Miss Ainsley Bryan will be the queen’s flower girl and Master Samuel Neill will be the crown bearer.
1st row L-R: Samuel Neill, Kaitlin Bowers, Sarah Layne Ellis, Kamille Grant, Hayley Grace Moffatt, Ainsley Bryan Middle Row: Carson Meyer, Lizzie Rhea, Kelsey James, Chelsea Jones, Emma Watkins, Kaylie Carter, Brooke Adams, and Hanah Walker Back row: Luke Reeves, Luke Watkins, Jake Cocke, Logan Johnson, Eli Crafton
Fayette Academy’s Performing Arts Class gets Professional Instruction
Performing Arts classes at Fayette academy recently attended a Broadway 101 Class at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. They participated in this unique class with instruction from the cast of The Phantom of the Opera. They are preparing for their upcoming production of Annie in the spring.
Students are shown with one of the actors from The Phantom of Opera cast
Fayette Academy Introduces Forensic Science to Students
Students at Fayette Academy are learning how important forensic science is in helping to solve crimes in the real world. Jason Bryan, instructor for the class states, “I am very excited to engage my students in forensics-the application of science for solving crimes. This is a course rich in exploration and lab investigation which applies many disciplines of scientific study such as biology/anatomy, chemistry, and physics to solving crimes. This semester, the evidence will be studied and analyzed to solve the crime.
Amigos De Dios (Friends of God)
In its first year, the Fayette Academy Chapter of Amigos de Dios (Friends of God) is off to a great start. Members set up prayer boxes around the school and they meet once a week to encourage each other to speak and practice Spanish.
Angelia Johnson, Middle School Spanish Teacher and club sponsor, stated “The Amigos De Dios are panning an International Festival for all of the students grades K-12 to take place in February”. The inaugural officers are: President – Jacob Coleman, Vice-President – Megan Sowards, Secretary – Hannah King, Treasurer – Jackson Bell, Publisher – Kailee Ryan Ashe, and Prayer Counselors – Tabitha Underhill and Caroline Hunt. “We are looking forward to seeing great things from this dedicated group of eighth graders”, said Mrs. Johnson.
Fayette Academy Announces “Student Athlete of the Week”
Senior, Hanah Walker is the 18 year old daughter of Bill and Susie Walker of Somerville. She is the current captain of the varsity cheerleading squad.
Hanah is the President of Mu Alpha Theta, Reporter for the National Honors Society, and the President of the Student Government Association. She is also highly active in leadership roles in Fayette Academy’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Hanah maintains a 4.0 GPA with the ACT score of 34.
Hanah plans to attend Samford University in the fall with a major in Biology and a minor in Spanish.
Congratulations to Hanah for all her accomplishments.
Fayette Academy Students Selected for All-Region Team
Fayette Academy is pleased to announce that ten students have been selected for the TSSAA Division IIA West All-Region Team. All-Region teams are selected by region coaches based on outstanding season play. Dawson Wilburn was selected for 1st team offensive and defensive line. Luke Austein was selected for 1st team offensive line. Spencer Hayden was selected for 1st team wide receiver. Reid Holland was selected for 1st team running back. Quint Stackley was selected for 1st team linebacker. Will Rhea and Rube Scott Rhea were selected for 1st team defensive back, and Zack Doohen was selected for 1st team kicker. Will Washington was selected for 2nd team running back, and Hunter Pulliam was selected for 2nd team linebacker. Peyton Bowling and Trey Powers received honorable mentions.
Will Washington and Hunter Pulliam
Trey Powers and Peyton Bowling
Zack Doohen, Will Rhea, Dawson Wilburn, Luke Austein, Spencer Hayden, Reid Holland, Quint Stackley and Rube Scott Rhea
Fayette Academy Academic All-Region for Football
Each year, TSSAA Division IIA names three students at Fayette Academy as Academic All-Region for football. Academic All-Region students are selected based on earning the highest grade-point-averages on the team. Academic All-Region students for the 2017-2018 school year are Will Rhea, Zach Anderson, and Rube Scott Rhea. Will Rhea is the son of Bill and Caley Rhea of Somerville, Tennessee. Will is a junior at Fayette Academy, and plays as a defensive back for the Vikings. Zach Anderson is the son of Brett and Farrah Anderson of Eads, Tennessee. Zach is a sophomore at Fayette Academy and plays as an offensive lineman for the Vikings. Rube Scott Rhea is the son of Scott and Holly Rhea of Somerville, Tennessee. Rube Scott is a sophomore at Fayette Academy, and plays as a defensive back and quarterback for the Vikings.
Rube Scott Rhea, Zach Anderson and Will Rhea
Fayette Academy Students Selected for All-Star Games
Fayette Academy is excited to announce that two seniors, Spencer Hayden and Zack Doohen, were invited to play in regional All-Star games. Spencer is the son of Shane and Misty Hayden of Whiteville, Tennessee, and plays as a wide receiver for the Fayette Academy Vikings. Spencer played in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star game on December 9th at Memphis University School. Zack Doohen is the son of Adam and Melissah Miller of Oakland, Tennessee, and plays as the kicker for the Fayette Academy Vikings. Zack Doohen played in the West Tennessee All-Star Game on December 8th at Liberty Technology Magnet High School.
Spencer Hayden and Zack Doohen