"That the generation to come might know Him..." Psalm 78:6

Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight - Drew Moore

May 26, 2017

Get to know Drew a little better…

Life Verse: “ This is real love—not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins.” – 1 John 4:10

First Started at MCA: Kindergarten

Extra-Curricular Activities: Track, Cross-Country, Praise Band

Awards/Honors: National Honors Society, Head of School Award

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: Clemson University, NC State University

College/Career Plans: Drew will be attending NC State University to study Chemical Engineering.

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Coach Honeycutt; he has taught me to persevere.

Senior Spotlight - Montana Simpson

May 25, 2017

Get to know Montana a little better…

Life Verse: “The angel of the Lord appeared to him and said, “Mighty hero, the Lord is with you!” – Judges 6:12

First Started at MCA: 8th Grade

Extra-Curricular Activities: Fishing, Hunting, Gaming

Awards/Honors: 9th  grade Football award, 10th-11th  grade Track and Field awards

College/Career Plans: Montana will take a year off to enter the workforce, then attend community college.

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mr. Burnette and Mrs. Rosser”

Senior Spotlight - Hannah Schmitt

May 24, 2017

Get to know Hannah a little better…

Life Verse: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.” – 2 Timothy 4:7

First Started at MCA: Junior year

Extra-Curricular Activities: Volunteering at church, work at McAlisters, babysitting

Awards/Honors: Coach’s award in 9th grade for volleyball

College/Career Plans: Hannah will attend Coastal Carolina University to study Marine Biology.

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Edwards, she has inspired me to love Christ more and want to know Him more”

Senior Spotlight - Nick Dietrich

May 23, 2017

Get to know Nick a little better…

Life Verse: “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” – Jeremiah 29:11

First Started at MCA: Senior Year

Extra-Curricular Activities: Varsity Basketball

Awards/Honors: Captain of Basketball team, 2016 All-MAC Conference

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: Wingate University, Newberry College, Queens University, Presbyterian, UNC Asheville

College/Career Plans: Nick will attend Newberry College to study Communications. He will be a member of the Wolves Basketball team.

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Shields, because she has helped me with applying and getting into colleges.”

Senior Spotlight - Hannah Niccolai

May 22, 2017

Get to know Hannah a little better…


Life Verse: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” – Philippians 4:13

First Started at MCA: Kindergarten 

Extra-Curricular Activities: Track, Soccer

Awards/Honors: Head of School Award, National Honors Society 

College/Career Plans: Hannah will be attending North Greenville University to study Marketing

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Coach Parker; he has been like a second father to me and has helped me to further my faith”

Senior Spotlight - Austin Barker

May 19, 2017

Get to know Austin a little better…

Life Verse: “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” – Philippians 1:6

First Started at MCA: 2010

Extra-Curricular Activities: Band, Plays guitar in church band, youth group, Compassion in Action

Colleges Applied/Accepted to: LeTourneau University, Liberty University

College/Career Plans: Austin will attend LeTourneau University in Texas. He will be studying Professional Flight with plans to become a pilot.

Teacher/Faculty impact: “Mr. Burnette; I really look up to him and he has a great way of teaching and talking to his pupils. Out of all of the teachers that I have had, he’s the one I feel that I connect with the best.”

Senior Spotlight - Jackson Cook

May 15, 2017

Get to know Jackson a little better…

Life Verse: “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard” – Romans 3:23

First Started at MCA: Kindergarten

Extra-Curricular Activities: Jackson enjoys hunting and training dogs

College/Career plans: Jackson is planning on entering the workforce upon high school graduation

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Sutton; she has helped me so much through school, and she is always here to talk to if I need somebody.”

Senior Spotlight - Cameron Howard

May 12, 2017

Get to know Cameron a little better…

Life Verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take.” – Proverbs 3:5-6

First Started at MCA: Kindergarten

Extra-Curricular Activities: Dancer at Miller Street Dance Academy, M&Ms, Literary Club

Colleges Applied/Accepted to: UNC Wilmington, East Carolina University

College/Career Plans: Cameron will attend East Carolina University to study Psychology with a minor in Nutrition Science.

Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Edwards, because she’s given me great life advice.”

Senior Spotlight - Austin Alexander

May 11, 2017

Get to know Austin a little better…

Life Verse: “And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength”   -Deuteronomy 6:5

First Started at MCA: Kindergarten

Extra-Curricular Activities: Wrestling

Awards/Honors: A/B Honor Roll, Highest grade on a research paper

College/Career Plans: Austin enlisted in the Marines at 17. After the Marines, he plans on pursuing a career in Avionic Technology.

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mr. Burnette, he taught us all how to behave like real men and take a stand for what we believe in.”

Senior Spotlight - Amberlyn Stuart

May 10, 2017

Get to know Amberlyn a little better…

Life Verse: “So now there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” – Romans 8:1

First Started at MCA: 7th Grade

Extra-Curricular Activities: Amberlyn participates in Bible Cluster every week, NHS

Awards/Honors: A-Honor Roll, National Honors Society

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: UNC Wilmington, Palm Beach Atlantic

College/Career Plans: Amberlyn plans on studying Marine Biology in pursuit of the rescue and rehabilitation of sea mammals

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Ingrassia for encouraging me and helping me to start a Bible cluster at MCA”

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