Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on having been offered almost $1 million in scholarships and awards, averaging $59,500 a student!
has been involved in many organizations
during her 12 years at SCS. She has participated in NHS, soccer, swimming, track and was the Treasurer for Student Council in 9th, 11th and 12th grades. She was also a part of Odyssey of the Mind since 3rd grade and, with her team, went on to win the World Finals in 2016! Marina
has been accepted to San Diego State University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Florida and the University of Oregon where she was also offered a $36,000 scholarship over four years. She was also awarded
the Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars Award of $9,240. Marina
is undecided about her major but will attend San Diego State University in the fall. Great job Marina
Mara Baran has been at Sarasota Christian since kindergarten and has been a big part of our school. She is the current class president, was a representative for Global Family and served as Editor-in Chief of the yearbook junior year. She also played soccer and was a member of the swim team. Mara has been accepted to Berry College where she received a $4,000 scholarship, Samford University and University of Florida Sarasota/Manatee. She plans to attend USF in the fall and major in marketing. Best wishes Mara! Faith Bresciani has been an SCS Blazer since 10th grade. During her time here she has been a member of the art club, Odyssey of the Mind, drama and is a member of student council. Faith has been accepted to Florida Southern where she plans to attend in the fall. She has been offered a $120,000 scholarship. She was also awarded the Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholars Award of $12,360. Way to go Faith! Trevor Byers has attended Sarasota Christian since kindergarten and has been a great asset to our school. He has participated in baseball, soccer, basketball, drama and is a member of the National Honor Society. Trevor has been accepted to University of South Florida and offered a full tuition scholarship $38,800. Trevor was also awarded the Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars Award of $9,240. Congratulations Trevor! Hunter Clark started SCS as an 8th grade student. He has been a member of the basketball team, cross country and played for four years on the baseball team. Hunter will attend State College of Florida in the fall where he will pursue a business degree. Good luck Hunter! Jessie Curry
has been at Sarasota Christian since 4th grade; during that time he has been a member of the environmental club, art club and student council. Jessie plans to attend State College of Florida in the fall where he will major in business. Fantastic Jessie!
has attended SCS for one year. He played basketball for SCS and plans to continue playing at Mid-Atlantic Christian University where he will attend in the fall. Jonathon has also been active in his church youth group and attends a convention two times a year. Mid-Atlantic has awarded Jonathon scholarships worth $45,000 dollars over four consecutive years. Good luck Jonathon!
came to SCS as a senior and has been a member of the basketball team. He has also participated in summer camp and attends a convention twice a year with his church. Timothy has been accepted to Mid-Atlantic Christian University where he will pursue a degree in Business Administration. Tim will play basketball for Mid-Atlantic and has been offered scholarships totaling $45,000 dollars over the course of four years. Way to go Timothy!
David de Stefano
has attended Sarasota Christian since 6th grade. During that time he has participated in basketball and has served as the varsity basketball manager. David plans to pursue a degree in digital arts at State College of Florida. We will miss you David!
started at SCS her freshman year; she is a great tennis player and was a member our first tennis team this year. Maggie has been accepted to Berry College where she received a $17,000 scholarship, University of Connecticut, Elon University, Seton Hall University where she was awarded a $88,000 academic scholarship, Loyolya University New Orleans where she was also granted a $80,000 scholarship and Samford University where she received a $40,800 scholarship. She plans to attend Samford University in the fall. Great job Maggie!
started at Sarasota Christian in 4th grade. She has been very active in a variety of programs including varsity soccer, drama, Odyssey of the Mind; she is also a class officer and was a Global Family representative. Michelle has been accepted to Liberty University where she received a $25,000 scholarship for her first year. She was also awarded the Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholars Award of $12,360.
We will miss you Michelle!
has been at Sarasota Christian since 6th grade. He has participated in soccer, baseball, golf, drama, circus camp and was the Secretary for SCS Student Government this year. Riley has been accepted to Ohio University and has been offered a $8,000 scholarship; he has also been accepted to Montana State University with an $8,000 scholarship offer and State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Riley plans to attend Montana State and major in Environmental Studies. We are proud of you Riley!
Claudia King joined Sarasota Christian in 7th grade and participated in soccer. Claudia will pursue a nursing degree at State College of Florida in the fall. We wish you the best Claudia! Emma Kral
has attended Sarasota Christian School since kindergarten and has made great contributions throughout her time here. She has been a member of the World Champion Odyssey of the Mind team, ran track, was a member of the Student Council and the National Honor Society. She was also captain of the soccer team all while maintaining a straight A average throughout High School! Emma has been accepted to Clemson University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Stetson University (where she received scholarships totaling $120,000), University of Florida and the Florida Institute of Technology (received scholarships worth over $80,000). Emma has chosen to attend Clemson University; they have offered her a $30,000 scholarship. She has won an Odyssey of the Mind Sun Region scholarship for $500. She was also awarded the Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholars Award of $12,360.
Emma intends to major in Engineering at Clemson. Congratulations and best wishes Emma - we will miss you!
Payton Lantz has been at SCS for the past two years; during high school she participated in cheerleading, drama and served on the mission field in Haiti. Payton will continue serving with Adventures in Mission which is an interdenominational missions organization that focuses on discipleship.
She will be sent to Cambodia and Thailand to spread the message of God's love to others. Fantastic Payton! Japheth Miller came to Sarasota Christian in 8th grade. During his high school years he participated in baseball, basketball, soccer and went on several mission trips. Japheth plans to attend State College of Florida in the fall and major in finance. Congratulations Japheth! Kelsey Miller transferred to Sarasota Christian her junior year and has participated in track and volleyball. Kelsey plans to serve with the organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM) after graduation. YWAM's mission is to know God and make Him known. Kelsey will have intensive training before being sent to Europe. We are proud of you Kelsey!
Taylor Miller has been at SCS since kindergarten and has participated in a variety of activities during her time here. She was a captain of the volleyball team, served in the mission field in Haiti and West Virginia and was on the prom committee. Taylor has been accepted to Florida Gulf Coast University; she plans to pursue a career in cosmetology at Suncoast Technical College and also finish her A.A. degree at State College of Florida. We are proud of you Taylor!
Jamison Mosher came to Sarasota Christian as a junior; while in high school he participated in basketball, track, band, choir and was a member of the worship team. Jamison plans to attend State College of Florida and will major in engineering. Congratulations Jamison!
Ruth Ovalle started at SCS in 3rd grade and has participated in a variety of areas including soccer, drama, orchestra and choir. Ruthie has been accepted to Goshen College where she plans to getting a degree in nursing. Wonderful Ruthie!
Jeslyn O'Shea started as a freshman at SCS where she has played volleyball and served on the mission field in Costa Rica. Jeslyn plans to study elementary education at State College of Florida. Best wishes Jeslyn!
has attended Sarasota Christian since 1st grade. In high school she has participated in Drama and served on a mission trip to Haiti. Abby plans to attend Flagler College in the fall where she received a $12,000 Presidential Scholarship. Great job Abby!
has been a great asset to Sarasota Christian since he started here in Kindergarten. He has been an active member of the drama team, Odyssey of the Mind (since 3rd grade), played soccer, baseball and participated in cross country. He is also served on the mission field in Haiti. Jarrett has been accepted to Bayside College, a regional campus of Southeastern University, where he plans to pursue a ministry degree. We are proud of you Jarrett!
has attended Sarasota Christian for the past 5 years. During that time he was active in cross country, drama, soccer and band. Tanner has served in Haiti and is enrolled in the Auto Mechanics Program at Suncoast Technical College. He plans to continue his education at STC next year. Tanner also received the George Cross Memorial Scholarship in 4-H for $1000. We will miss you Tanner!
came to SCS as a sophomore and has been an active member of our school. She has participated in Student Council, led the High School worship band and was a Middle School small group leader. Nina has been accepted to the University of South Florida where she was offered a $24,000 scholarship, and also to State College of Florida where she was chosen for the Principal's Award for full tuition for the first year. In addition, Nina received a $1,000 award from the Woman's Exchange Scholarship and $1,000 from Sarasota County 4-H Foundation Scholarship Awards. She was also awarded
the Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars Award of $9,240. We will miss you Nina!
started attending Sarasota Christian in Middle School. He has participated in basketball and drama all four years and was a member of the cross country team for three. Sean has been accepted to Southeastern University and Liberty University where he has been offered $3,000 in scholarships for his first year. He plans to pursue a degree in Ministry at Liberty University. Blessings to you Sean!
Jing Yao Yang
is one of our wonderful international students. He is from China and has been at SCS for the past three years. Jing Yao has been accepted at Marquette University and University of Wisconsin where he received a $5,000 scholarship. Jing Yao plans to major in Physics. Good luck Jing Yao!
Steven Zeng is an international student from China. He has been at Sarasota Christian for the past three years. Steven is a competitive golfer who has won many tournaments in China and the United States and is ranked in the American Junior Golf Association. Steven has been accepted to the University of Rochester where he will continue to play golf for his school. Best wishes Steven!