THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Olivia Gruis Places in National Competition
Issue Date: April 13, 2022
Students from Faith Christian School competed in the 44th annual American Association of Christian Schools (AACS) National Competition held at Bob Jones University in Greenville S.C., on April 5-7.
Approximately 1800 students and sponsors from 28 states participated in the AACS National Competition, having captured top honors in their state contests. The students, representing over 170 Christian high schools, competed in 76 categories in the five basic areas of Bible, music, speech, art, and academics.
The Bible competition included Bible quiz teams, preaching, and teaching. Academic competition included academic testing, creative writing, and a science fair. Music students challenged each other in solo and group competitions for both vocal and instrumental music. Speech contestants participated in such categories as debate, dramatic interpretation, original oratory, acting, plus other categories. Art students displayed their pieces for the art contest. The following places were captured by Faith Christian School students:
Pictured is Olivia Gross who placed first at Nationals with her photography titled "Baking Memories". Olivia is the daughter of Angela Olson-Gruis and Michael Gruis.