“I love being a student at Starkville Academy because of the people,” Stevens said. “I love both my peers and the fact that we have faculty who genuinely care about the success of their students.” The support from both his peers and teachers has been important for Stevens. Currently, he is president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a member of the National Honors Society. For the last five years, Stevens has played basketball, and he served as a captain for the 2016-2017 season. Through his extracurricular activities, Stevens believes he’s grown both personally and academically. “I have learned how to lead at Starkville Academy due to playing basketball and leading FCA,” he said. Stevens plans to attend Mississippi State University after graduation and major in business and minor in religion. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, he hopes to attend seminary.
More Fun Facts About Reid Stevens
- Stevens’ Favorite Verse to Live By: “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” (James 1:2-4)
- Stevens’ Favorite Memory at SA: “My favorite memory at Starkville Academy was playing basketball for three awesome coaches and with ten of my best friends.”
- Stevens’ Favorite Accomplishment at SA: “I’m excited to be graduating next week.”
News, Notes, and Highlights
- Don’t forget our Senior Awards Day Program is Friday, May 12, at 9:00 a.m. in the gym.
- Our Elementary Awards Day is Wednesday, May 17, at 8:30 a.m. in the gym.
- The deadline for yearbooks is quickly approaching. Orders are due by Friday, May 19.
- If you are interested in attending our summer camps, make sure to fill out a registration form and return it to the office!