March 2018 Around Town

Summit Christian Academy 
Students Honored

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) is pleased to announce that junior international students William Feng and Doris Li were awarded first and second place in the 2018 Year of the Dog Chinese speech competition put on by the University of Kansas. William and Doris are both from China.

The Confucius Institute of the University of Kansas, in partnership with the Center for East Asian Studies of the University of Kansas and the Kansas City Chinese American Association, sponsored the speech contest which was held at Johnson County Community College. After submitting a video entry, William and Doris were selected to the next level of competition. Using the topic of “How my family celebrates a traditional Chinese festival,” William was the first place winner, and Doris was the second place winner of the entire competition.

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) senior Rachel Moore has completed the Gold Medal Level of the Congressional Award for Youth, a program which she began four years ago. Rachel is one of six students from Missouri to complete the Congressional Award program in 2018.  

Rachel has completed more than 400 hours of volunteer service, 200 hours of personal development, 200 hours of physical fitness, and she planned/executed a four-night, five-day exploration to Texas designed to foster resourcefulness, flexibility and teamwork. Rachel’s volunteer work has been with the Reach out and Read (ROR) Kansas City Program in early childhood literacy. She hopes to inspire other students to serve their communities through volunteer work.