Cypress Christian School August & September Happenings

CyChristian Founding Member, Gerald Van Beek, Graduated to Heaven
On August 4, 2016, a member of the founding committee that established Cypress Christian School, Gerald (Jerry) Van Beek, went home to be with our Lord. He and his wife Edith (who went home in 2013) were not only founders, but longtime supporters of our school with their time, talents and resources until their very last days. We thank God for the Van Beek family and for the confidence that they are safe with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Fort Bend Christian Academy Names Head of School

David Pitre, Ph.D. has been named Head of School for Fort Bend Christian Academy.

After beginning his career as an instructor in higher education, Dr. Pitre served independent and Christian independent schools in several senior-administrative roles, including Head of School, founding Head of Upper School, Academic Dean, and Dean of Faculty

Cy Creek alum makes Olympic men’s gymnastics roster

Chris Brooks, a 2005 graduate of Cypress Creek High School, will represent the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympics as one of five members of the men’s gymnastics team. The announcement came on June 25 after Brooks completed a spectacular showing at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in St. Louis, tallying a second-best all-around score of 358.075.

Brooks will join teammates Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton, John Orozco and Alex Naddour at the summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 5-21, having been selected by a committee appointed by USA Gymnastics.