On Friday, April 4, the Katy Resurrection Run will begin with a 5k Run at 9:00 AM then a 1K Family Run/Walk at 10:00 AM. Held on the 40+ beautiful acres at Faith West Academy, 2225 Porter Road, there will be a kids zone, live music, and some of the best food in town!
Faith West Academy
Coach Rebekah Marsh has lived in Houston since she was 9. She is the oldest of 8 children. Both of her parents are deaf and her father is a pastor for the deaf. She began her basketball career in 8thgrade playing for HCYA (the homeschool organization). Upon graduating high school in 2007, she had a full basketball scholarship to Wayland Baptist University. In 2010, she transferred to Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, where she was offered a partial scholarship to play basketball. Her team lost in the Sweet Sixteen round of the national tournament her senior year.
At the end of the year Faith West Academy band concert, Band Director Flenoyd Turner presented Christian Woods with the prestigious John Philip Sousa Award. Christian is the first recipient of this award that recognizes superior musicianship, dependability, loyalty, and cooperation. Christian, a senior, has played the trumpet in the Faith West Academy band since his fifth grade year. Christian will be attending Georgetown University in the fall and plans to major in political science.
KHOU-TV Great Day Houston reporter Courtney Perna (far right) visited Faith West Academy Monday to honor Mrs. Bulkley (holding roses) with the Star Furniture Red Apple Award. This award goes to a deserving educator of the month who has made a difference in so many of our students’ lives. Also in this photo is Kayla Harris (holding the certificate), who nominated Bulkley, and members of the Bulkley family; Anna, Sam, and husband Mark.
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Faith West Academy, located at 2225 Porter Road in Katy, will host its AnnualCommunity Open House on Saturday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m.
Faith West Academy is an accredited, inter-denominational, private Christian school that started educating youth in 1982. Faith West Academy offers a strong core curriculum for Preschool (age 3) through 12th grade. Accelerated courses are offered for 7th -12th grade students. Mother’s Day Out (ages 2 to 4) and Extended Care programs are available.
The top Faith West Academy speller for the school-level, Houston Public Media Spelling Bee was eighth grader, Georgia Klar, daughter of Henry and Michelle Klar. In the 14th and Championship Round, the winning word was umami. Georgia will advance to the private school district competition for Harris County Private Schools Spelling Bee in February.
October 7, 2013 - Eighteen charter members were inducted into the Science National Honor Society (SNHS) at Faith West Academy during a ceremony Monday, at the FWA auditorium in Katy. SNHS Chapter President Katelynn Hickey stated the SNHS purpose is to:
• encourage and recognize scientific and intellectual thought
• advance students’ knowledge of classical and modern science
• communicate with the scientific community
• aid the civic community with its comprehension of science, and