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Students Achieving Academic Distinction

2019– 2020

 

David B. was selected as the recipient of the “Amanda Joy McDaniel’s Champion Award”.  This scholarship award is given to a CFS student, faculty member, or staff, who overcomes obstacles and exhibits outstanding character and support to others.

CFS senior, Paul Jordan B., was selected as the recipient of the Bryce Hill Memorial Scholarship Award.  This is awarded by Chad and Michelle Hill to a graduating senior at Christian Fellowship School who is passionate about their  career path. 

Ben E. was selected by CFS seniors and faculty as the recipient of the “First Knight Award”.  This scholarship award is given to the CFS senior who best exemplifies the character of the Christian Knight, the school’s mascot.

CFS recognized three valedictorians, Matthew D., Will D., and Ben E., with all attaining 4.0 GPA’s.

CFS junior, Josiah H., was selected to attend Missouri Boys State, a one-week residential, leadership and citizenship program held at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.  However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the program has been canceled for this year.

CFS senior, David B., was selected as one of eight of COMO Magazine’s “Seniors in the Spotlight”.  These graduating seniors were selected based on their academic and extracurricular achievements, school and community involvement, outstanding character, and the impact they have had on others.

Congratulations to Matthew D., a CFS Senior, for being recognized as a National Merit Scholar.  Matthew will be attending Washington University in St. Louis MO and majoring in big data. 

CFS senior, Matthew D., has been selected for the Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals which recognizes 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2020. 

 

2018– 2019

 

Josh B. is the valedictorian of the 2019 senior class. 

Joy B. and Grace S. are the salutatorians of the 2019 class.

CFS senior,  Grace S., was selected as members of the “20 Under 20” by the Columbia Business Times.  This select group of seniors were chosen from area high schools as high achievers and potential future community leaders based on their young, innovative business achievements, volunteer activities, or other school and community involvement.

Chad and Michelle H. were selected as recipients of the “Amanda Joy McDaniel’s Champion Award”.  This scholarship award is given to a CFS student, faculty member, or staff, who overcomes obstacles and exhibits outstanding character and support to others.

CFS senior, Josh F., was selected as the recipient of the Bryce Hill Memorial Scholarship Award.  This is awarded by Chad and Michelle Hill to a graduating senior at Christian Fellowship School who is passionate about a trade or other career path.    

Grace S. was selected by CFS seniors and faculty as the recipient of the “First Knight Award”.  This scholarship award is given to the CFS senior who best exemplifies the character of the Christian Knight, the school’s mascot.

CFS Sophomore, Emery C., has been accepted to attend the Missouri Scholars Academy this summer.  MSA is a three-week residential, academic enrichment program hosted at the University of Missouri – Columbia for 300 of the top students in Missouri entering their junior year.

CFS Juniors, Paul Jordan B. and David B., have been accepted to attend Missouri Boys State, a one-week residential, leadership and citizenship program held at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.

The Cherng Global Leadership Academy is a 10-day program for high school students to explore numerous aspects of leadership, through interactive lessons, guest speakers, field trips, volunteer activities and intensive individual study through readings and films, and culminating in a final presentation on a leadership topic of the student's choice. Matthew D., a CFS Junior,  played an important role in the 2019 academy. He served as a member of Columbia's City Council in a simulated council meeting. He helped move, sort, and label over six tons of canned food goods for the Food Bank of Central & Northeast Missouri. He volunteered to assist Columbia cleaning Douglass Park. He contributed daily with thoughtful analyses of topics ranging from climate change to mass shootings in schools, as well as a final presentation on the value of everyday leadership that all can practice at home and work.

 

2017 – 2018

 

Luke B. is the valedictorian of the 2018 senior class with a 4.0 GPA.  Elizabeth B. is the salutatorian of the 2018 class.

CFS seniors Max B. and Chandler S. were selected as members of the “20 Under 20” by the Columbia Business Times.  This select group of seniors were chosen from area high schools as high achievers and potential future community leaders based on their young, innovative business achievements, volunteer activities, or other school and community involvement.

Avi and Kari A. were selected as co-recipients of the “Amanda Joy McDaniel’s Champion Award”.  This scholarship award is given to a CFS student, faculty member, or staff, who overcomes obstacles and exhibits outstanding character and support to others.

Kenya G. was selected by CFS seniors and faculty as the recipient of the “First Knight Award”.  This scholarship award is given to the CFS senior who best exemplifies the character of the Christian Knight, the school’s mascot.

CFS Sophomore, Will D., has been accepted to attend the Missouri Scholars Academy this summer.  MSA is a three-week residential, academic enrichment program hosted at the University of Missouri – Columbia for 300 of the top students in Missouri entering their junior year.

CFS Juniors, Josh B. and Michael S., have been accepted to attend Missouri Boys State, a one-week residential, leadership and citizenship program held at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.

CFS senior, Luke B., has been selected for the Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program which recognizes 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2018.  

CFS Senior, Kate W. qualified for the International DECA competition by placing 2nd at State in Marketing Communications.  Over 1900 students from around Missouri competed in this 3 day event held in Kansas City.  Kate will now join DECA for the International Career Development Conference April 20-25 in Atlanta, GA.

Elizabeth B., a CFS Senior,  has been recognized by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program as a Commended Student.  Although Elizabeth will not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, she placed among the top 3% of the 1.6 million students who took the 2016 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.