Lighthouse Christian Academy Raises More than $42,000 at Annual Auction

LCA1 LCA2LCA3 LCA4LCA5 LCA6 LCA7Lighthouse Christian Academy Raises More than $42,000 at Annual Auction

Lighthouse Christian Academy celebrated its Fourteenth Annual Live and Silent Auction on Saturday, March 14, at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville. In attendance were many community members and school supporters, as well as school family and friends. The theme of the auction was “Are YOU the Next Superhero?,” which spotlighted the superheroes in the school’s midst – its teachers, supporters, leadership, and students. The event raised more than $42,000 for the school.

The Master of Ceremonies was Mr. Matthew McKay, a local business owner and parent of students at LCA. The auctioneer, Mr. Robert Campbell II, hosted the spirited live auction, which included one-of-a-kind student artwork, a PRS guitar autographed by Mr. Paul Reed Smith, a handmade quilt, and unique experiences. Mr. Campbell also hosted the Special Appeal bidding to fund the school’s STEM programs, raising nearly $15,000.

The evening featured live and silent auctions, raffles, and a performance by students who are members of the school’s chapter of the Institute for Cultural Communicators. The students’ skit was an interview process for the “greatest superhero in the LCA Justice League,” written by member Olivia Berry, a 10th-grader at the school. Each student portrayed an LCA staff member and highlighted their most obvious superpowers, to the delight of the guests.

Lighthouse is an interdenominational Classical Christian school located on Kent Island and serving Kindergarten through 12th grade students. The school uses a joyful Classical approach that enables students to reason and articulate with clarity, creativity, and conviction. LCA is hosting and Open House on May 6 from 9 AM to 2 PM. For more information, visit the school’s website at www.lcacademy.org or call 410-643-3034.

PHOTOS:

LCA1: Fifth graders painted regulation cornhole boards using only fruits and vegetables, reflecting their study of botany this year.

LCA2: The Kindergarten project included a handpainted table and chairs and a quilt with the students’ handprints quilted onto the squares.

LCA3: Auction co-chair Kathy Guerra, left, with school administrator Linda Whiting, right.

LCA4: Devvon Bailey, and eighth grader at LCA, was the winner of the PRS guitar signed by Mr. Paul Reed Smith.

LCA5: LCA students Olivia Berry, left, Rachel Guerra, center, and Nick Wittman, right, performing a skit spotlighting the school’s faculty’s “super powers”.

LCA6: Master of Ceremonies Matthew McKay poses for the photo booth.

LCA7: The Jaros family, of Stevensville, got into the theme of the evening with festive costumes.

 

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