Senior Spotlight


Get to know Tyler a little better…

Life Verse: “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.” – 2 Timothy 1:7

First Started at MCA: 7th grade

Extra-Curricular Activities: Basketball

Awards and Honors: A/B Honor Roll, MVP in basketball and All-Conference in basketball

Colleges Applied/Accepted to: I have applied to Coker College and Roanoke and have been accepted to both.

College/Career Plans: Tyler plans on studying communications in college in hopes to one day be a sports analyst.

MCA Staff/Faculty Impact: “My Dad, Tyrone Nelson, when he was a coach here made a big impact in my life on and off the court. Also, Coach Michael Wilson and the Wilson family have made an impact spiritually as well, also the same with Coach Michael Langley. Teachers that have made an impact on my life are Mrs. Hargett, Mrs, Aceta, Mr. Joe Morgan, Mr. Burnette especially, Mrs. Laurents. The staff that have made an impact on my life are Mrs. Edwards, my second mom, and Mrs. Shields, these people have made such a great impact on my life and helped me become the person I am today.”


Get to know Kola a little better…

Life Verse: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you a hope and a future” – Jeremiah 29:11

First Started at MCA: December 2015

Extra-Curricular Activities: Soccer, Hunting, Fishing, Drawing, Wood Working, Varsity Soccer

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: CPCC, Horry County Community College, Georgetown, USC

College/Career Plans: Kola is planning on pursuing a career in Wildlife Forestry Management as well as the Military

MCA Teacher/Faculty Impact: “Mrs. Elizabeth Hargett; she was one of my first teachers at Metrolina when I came from Belarus. She always helped me and made me feel comfortable.”


Get to know Vlad a little better…

Life Verse: “But those who won’t care for their relatives, especially those in their own household, have denied the true faith. Such people are worse than unbelievers.” – 1 Timothy 5:8

First Started at MCA: 2008

Extra-Curricular Activities: Physics Online Course

Awards & Honors: All-State in Tennis and Mac Conference Champion in Tennis

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: Winthrop University

College/Career Plans: Vlad is planning on studying Biology and Business in college.

MCA Staff/Faculty Impact: “Mr. Burnette; he was a good example.”


Get to know Austin a little better…

Life Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you a hope and a future" - Jeremiah 29:11

First Started at MCA: 12th Grade

Awards and Honors: Honor Roll

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: UNC Charlotte and Wingate

College/Career Plans: Austin is planning on studying business marketing and political science in college

MCA Staff/Faculty Impact: "Ms. Whitley by going out of her way to help and encourage students"


Get to know Brian a little better…

First Started at MCA: 10th Grade

Extra-Curricular: Varsity Soccer

Colleges Accepted/Applied to: NC State University

College/Career Plans: Brian is planning on attending NC State University to study Mechanical Engineering