Saturday, August 14, 2021, was “A” Day, which is Acceptance Day for the Class of 2025 at The United States Military Academy at West Point. This day marked the end of the summer Cadet Basic Training, or BEAST!
Jesus Villareal is a 2021 graduate of Pinecrest Academy and thrived during his 15 years at the private Catholic school in Cumming, Georgia. Conquest Club was a key part of his growth as a young Christian leader. Conquest is a Catholic Youth Ministry program for boys grades 5-12 which focuses on fostering faith, friendships with Christ, and positive life choices. Here’s what Jesus had to say about his Conquest experience.
ABC television affiliate, WJBF News Channel 6, out of Augusta, Georgia, reported a story about the “Best Counties to Raise a Family in Georgia.” Forsyth County is in the #1 spot, and Pinecrest Academy was named as the #1 private school in the County.
The story was compiled by Stacker.com, a platform that combines data analysis with editorial context, drawing on authoritative sources and subject matter experts. Rankings came from Niche.com.
Pinecrest Academy junior, Breckin Barbee, has been accepted into the Lee University 2021 Summer Honors program. Only 180 applicants are accepted each year. For over 30 years, Lee University has sponsored a one-of-a-kind college experience for academically talented high school juniors and seniors. The two-week program prepares students to face the academic and social challenges of college life.
Patrick O'Rourke '19, a sophomore pitcher on the Berry College Baseball team, threw the first Perfect Game in Berry history on Saturday, March 6, 2021, with Berry beating Millsaps 13-0. This is an amazing feat, since last year, Patrick broke a finger on his pitching hand, had to have surgery before the baseball season started, and had no play time in 2020.