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Senior Job Shadow Day 2021

October 28, 2021
By Nashville Christian School

On October 26th, the NCS seniors spent the day career shadowing. This one-day event gives them the opportunity to spend the day with someone employed in a possible career area of interest. Students "shadow" this individual at his or her place of work in order to gain valuable insight about what a given career involves before committing time, energy, and money on training and/or on a post-secondary degree. It also helps them gain information and build connections with people in their field of interest.

The class of 2022 spent time learning from dentists, bankers, teachers, graphic designers, realtors, speech and physical therapists, entrepreneurs, and other business professionals. We can’t wait to see where God leads these students and they graduate and choose a career path!

job shadow day Sophie
Sophie Barlar - WKRN-TN, Graphic Design

job shadow day Cannon
Cannon Anderson - Dr. Sarah Deed, Dentist

job shadow day Riley
Riley O'Connor - Harpeth Middle School, English teacher

job shadow day Jake
Jake Foster - Parks Real Estate

job shadow day Nicole
Nicole Radford - Signs First, Graphic Design

job shadow day Deion
Deion King - Heritage Medical Associates, Ultrasound Tech

job shadow day Madison
Madison Gupton - Drive Social Media, Senior Copywriter

job shadow day Lizzie
Lizzie Lacy - Earl Swensson Architects, Design Manager

job shadow day Lindsay
Lindsey Morton - Harpeth Valley Elementary, Speech Therapist

job shadow day Hunt
Hunt McClary, Josh Strickland - Resilient, Physical Therapist

job shadow day Sophia
Sophia Vance - Harpeth Chiropractic

job shadow day Philip
Philip Reasor - First Farmers and Merchants Bank, Banking

job shadow day Jadyn
Jadyn Bushman, Emma Taylor - American Centered Building, Insurance Company

job shadow day female student
Mallory Vineyard - Bank of Dickson

job shadow day Luke
Luke Page - Holston Gases, Sales

Track Training Area Ribbon Cutting

October 22, 2021
By Ronnie Seigenthaler, Athletic Director

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to officially open the Track Training Area was a fun and successful event! As the guests arrived, we had our track coaching staff and some of our male and female track and field student-athletes demonstrated how we plan to utilize the area. There were sprinters coming out of the starting blocks, hurdlers hurdling, jumpers jumping, and warm-up drills being executed. Those in attendance were board members, Head of School Connie Jo Shelton, development team members, school administrators, donors, parents, and family members. Several spoke and shared their gratitude for all that helped to make this vision a reality. NCS Chief Development Officer Jeff Fincher said, "We are really excited to provide this much-needed training space for our men's and women's track teams. And we are exceedingly grateful to our donors who brought this one-of-a-kind facility to fruition. Those supporters are proof that it is our people who truly make this a unique and special place." Food was prepared by Debbie Seigenthaler and there was a time for great fellowship after the ribbon was cut. It was a great evening for NCS Athletics!

Students Hear About Digital Impact

October 19, 2021
By Nashville Christian School

Today our high school students had the privilege of hearing from Jason Frost, co-founder of the nonprofit Wired Human, an organization dedicated to empowering youth to combat digital exploitation and build value-driven screen habits.   

He spoke about the downstream pull of social media and our devices and encouraged students to know that their purpose is upstream. They must fight against the tech industry who acknowledges the destructive nature of their business, but whose mission is to assign a value measurement to humans based on likes, reach, and followers, no matter the cost.

In a powerful analogy, Josh compared the internet to a modern-day Colosseum where the user is just a commodity placed at the center of the arena for all to watch, judge, and destroy.

Josh encouraged our students to know their infinite worth and value as God’s people and to not only strive towards their core values but to begin wiring their brains towards the plans that God has for them. He brought it back to scripture by referencing Romans 8:15-16 - The Spirit you received does not make you slaves so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him, we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.

Fall 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

October 11, 2021
By Nashville Christian School

At this year’s Homecoming game on October 8th, we were excited to have our alumni family back on campus. At halftime, we had the honor of inducting several more of our Hall of Fame Athletes. The alumni athletes are the cornerstone of the Nashville Christian School athletic program. We were excited to celebrate many of the athletes from the 90’s in a special induction ceremony. See those most recently inducted below:

Mark Smith - Golf
Scott Moss - Football, Baseball
Tim Cooper - Football, Track & Field
Jay Harris - Football, Baseball
Jeremy Moore - Football, Basketball
Chris Amonette - Basketball, Football
Byron Page - Football, Baseball
Brandon Shanks - Football
Jody Duncan - Wrestling, Football
Stephen Elizer - Football, Baseball
Chris McCall - Football, Basketball
Jon Parsons - Football
Shane Sanders - Football
Brad Shanks - Football
Brent Morris - Football
Patrick Moss - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Kerry Byrum - Football
Winston Gaffron - Football
Michael Perkins - Football
Craig Bedore - Golf
Justin Graff - Football
Mike Mundy - Football
Ryan Perkins - Football, Track
Drew Tyner - Football, Basketball
Josh Vanatta - Football

Our next induction ceremony will be on January 14th between the boys and girls basketball games vs. DCA. Stay tuned for more details on that event!

 

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