Hawks Highlights

$7.5 MILLION in Scholarships...CONGRATS TO THE CLASS OF 2022!

Emily Schulz at Beta Nationals 2022

1st Place Trophy and A Lot of Ribbons!

Several students in Grades 1-12 competed in the GAPPS Regional Visual Arts Competition in Sharpsburg. Our Middle School art students won REGION 1ST PLACE, and a number of students earned 1ST-4TH PLACE RIBBONS. High School students who placed in the Region will advance to the upcoming State Competition in Macon. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THESE HCA ARTISTS!

1st Place MS black & white photography.....Harley Hallford
2nd Place HS sculpture.....Annabelle Stewart
2nd Place MS expressing faith.....Virginia Jumper
2nd Place MS mixed media.....Baylee Roberts
2nd Place MS black & white photography.....Anisah Eaddy
3rd Place HS black & white photography.....Emily Schulz
3rd Place HS sculpture.....Savannah Wade
4th Place HS expressing faith.....Riley Laird
4th Place MS expressing faith.....Jared Cain
4th Place ES color drawing.....Tucker Blair

Beta Club: Hearts to Serve

Mrs. Erica Johnson and 16 Beta Club members volunteered to serve at the PRC Medical annual fundraiser banquet on March 31 during their spring break. We are grateful for their generous investment of time to serve this amazing local ministry.

27 Students Represent HCA for National Youth Art Month

HCA is excited to announce that 27 of our students are featured at the Douglas County Cultural Arts Center's March exhibit for National Youth Art Month. Stop by the center Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, March 3-25.

Under the instruction of Mrs. Chaney Billips, these students have done some truly amazing work! Mrs. Billips commented, "[This is the] best batch of artwork I've ever had the pleasure of sharing with the community."

8th Grade to Holocaust Museum

These middle school students devoted themselves to the opportunity of learning about this atrocity against the Jewish people, and also represented HCA well. We are so proud of you, 8th grade Hawks!

HCA Earns SEVEN Awards at GAPPS Elementary Academic Day

Our elementary students represented well at the GAPPS Elementary Academic Day hosted in Woodstock. Congratulations to all those who participated and placed in the competition!
Nolan Sheyin . . . 1st Place in First Grade Spelling Bee
Logan Cabanban . . . 1st Place in Second Grade Spelling Bee
Emma Houston . . . 1st Place in Science Fair
Jaden Lepley . . . 3rd Place in Science Fair
Makayla Sheyin . . . Highest Individual in Third Grade Math
Third Grade Math Team . . . 1st Place in team competition
Quiz Bowl Team . . .1st Place in team competition

Excellent Rating for Middle School Drama Club

Our middle school students traveled to Eatonton, Georgia, for the GAPPS One-Act Festival and earned a rating of Excellent for their performance of "When Women Played Basketball" by Caryn Hart. Ella Bronosky also won a Best Actor award. Congratulations to our Hawks!

Celebrating Another HCA Student Leader

Congratulations to senior Gregory Gerstenberger for receiving the Kiwanis Club Mel Hayden Student Leadership Award for his leadership in Key Club! To be considered for the medallion, a student must demonstrate a heart to serve, call to lead, and courage to engage. Great job, Gregory!

Chess Team State Tournament Debut

After seven different matches at the February 5 GAPPS region chess tournament (including a must-sweep victory in the seventh match!), the Hawks gained a Third Place region finish and qualified to compete in the state tournament in Macon on February 9.

Congratulations to our chess team for their first-ever state tournament appearance! Team members include seniors Jason LaVacca, Walker Lodge, Sankai Smith, and Gabe Toups; and junior Roman McIntyre.

HCA News

STAR Student and Teacher

Congratulations to STAR Student Nicolas Miranda, and his STAR Teacher Mrs. Barbara DeLozier.

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National Honor Society Induction

Congratulations to all the newly inducted members to HCA's 2022 Chapter of the National Honor Society!

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Recognition of Academic Excellence

HCA recognizes students earning Honor Roll and Head of School Distinction for the first semester.

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Beta Club State Convention Success

Special congratulations to our members who qualified for the National Convention!

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Serving during the Holiday Season

HCA students found joy and spread some holiday cheer by meeting the needs of others.

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Perfect Score

Senior marksman Carter Owen shot a perfect score during the Fall 2021 Sporting Clays season.

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National Merit Commendation

Senior Nicolas Miranda has been named a commended student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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High School Bowl Competition

HCA makes first State appearance!

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Middle School GAPPS Academic Day

HCA students place in five different region events.

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2021-22 Chick-fil-A Leader Academy

Another group of HCA students embarks on a valuable leadership journey.

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Coach Read Inspires Us to GROW!

Our focus at HCA this year is GROW, and Varsity Football Coach Trevor Read is leading by example.

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Beta Club Serves at Sweetwater Creek State Park

Some HCA Beta Club members took National Clean Up Month to one of our beautiful state parks.

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Announcements

December 1, 2021 Article from Patch.com

The votes have been counted and the results are in! Harvester is a 2021 Best of Georgia® regional winner in Georgia Business Journal's annual readers' poll in the "Best Private Schools" category.
Best of Georgia winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers' votes and editors' input, and are vetted through several ranking sites, Better Business Bureau complaint reports, and voting pattern analysis reports.
Winners are named in hundreds of individual categories, providing Georgia Business Journal readers with a go-to-guide for the best of everything in Georgia. Georgia Business Journal recognizes three levels of winners: The Best of Georgia, Best of Georgia Regional Winners and Honorable Mentions. Within each category, there are multiple honorees named in each tier, depending on the size of the market sector.
You can view the full list of Best of Georgia winners at BESTofGEORGIA.com/winners.

"BEST SCHOOLS" RANKING AGAIN!

HCA recently received "BEST SCHOOLS" ranking for the THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR! This includes TOP 20% of "most diverse private high schools in Georgia" as well as TOP 30% for athletics. HCA ranked #2 in Douglas County, public or private, for athletics. In addition, HCA moved up in the overall rankings this year. We are truly grateful for God's blessings on our School!