Students from Faith Baptist Christian School competed in the 34th annual American Association of Christian Schools national competition April 12-14 at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C.
Approximately 2,000 students and sponsors from 32 states participated in the national competition after capturing top honors in their state contests. The students, representing 195 Christian high schools, competed in 77 categories in the five basic areas of Bible, music, speech, art and academics.
The Bible competition included quiz teams, preaching and teaching. The academic contest included testing and a science fair. Music students challenged each other in solo and group competitions for both vocal and instrumental music. Speech contestants participated in debate, dramatic interpretation, original oratory, duet acting, plus other categories. Art students displayed their pieces for the contest.
The three students from Faith Baptist Christian School placed in the competition.
Blake Pye won second place in the AACS national spelling bee.
Amy Patel took first place in the GACS state trigonometry/geometry contest.
LeHua Barret placed first in the GACS state advanced math/algebra category.