Scholarships

Eligibility & Application Process

If you are interested in giving to these scholarships or would like more information on starting a scholarship, please contact Kim Brannon in the development department at knbrannon@princeave.org or 678-753-3031.

The only scholarship open for application at this time is the Jon Desso Scholarship. 

>> Click Here to Download Prince Avenue Christian School Scholarship Packet

Kindergarten - Fifth Grades

Christopher Lee Newcomer Memorial Scholarship

The $500 scholarship, awarded annually to one pre-k through fifth grade student, was established by an anonymous donor in memory of Christopher Lee Newcomer, former PACS student.  The award is based on a student's Christ-like characteristics and a passion for learning.  The recipient will be nominated by the faculty and selected by the scholarship committee.  No application is required.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Gideon Garland
2014-15:  Widener Norris
2013-14:  Anna Hardwick
2012-13:  Dane Boswell

 

Kindergarten - Twelfth Grades

Shoff Foundation Scholarship

This full or partial tuition scholarship is eligible to students 1st through 12th grade and is decided and awarded by the Shoff Foundation Scholarship Committee.  This scholarship was established by Mr. Richard Mason and Family in loving memory of Mr. Sheldon T. Shoff.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Lukas Smith and Sam Smith
2014-15:  Lukas Smith, Sam Smith, Madeline Murray
2013-14:  Lukas Smith, Sam Smith
2012-13:  Kadijah Arnold, Sam Smith, Lukas Smith

2011-12:  Kadijah Arnold
2010-11:  Rayna Mobley
2009-10:  Kadijah Arnold

 

First - Twelfth Grades

Asher Foundation

This scholarship was established by the family of Ward Asher Elrod, who was born with hydrocephalus, a condition in which the spinal fluid in the brain will not drain properly.  This $2,000 annual scholarship will be awarded to a 1st through 12th grade student in good standing, based on financial need.  An application and financial information are required.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Caleb Andrew Wilson
2014-15:  Charlie Frierson, Niyla Kinney 

2013-14:  Chria Sharp

Ruby Evelyn Brown Memorial

This $1,000 scholarship was given in loving memory of Mrs. Ruby Evelyn Brown.  This scholarship is eligible to students 1st through 12th grade and is decided and awarded by the Ruby Evelyn Brown Scholarship Committee.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Roderick Platt
2014-15:  Jaden Drudge
2013-14:  Jared Gilstrap
2012-13:  Anna Machovec

2011-12:  Addie Lee Frierson
2010-11:  Allison Shirley
2009-10:  Jacob Beachy

Chick-Fil-A Service Scholarship

The Chick-Fil-A Service Scholarship was established by the Shane Todd Family to honor a student who shows extraordinary Christian Service in their community.  Every student in good standing in first through twelfth grades is eligible for this scholarship.  The $1,500 scholarship is awarded annually, and the recipient is decided by the Chick-Fil-A Scholarship Committee

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Kevin Shawn Bailey
2014-15:  Zachary Ware
2013-14:  Brandon Hightower
2012-13:  Naomi Weidman

2011-12: Megan Schwartz

Kathy Stamatinos Geyer

Beginning in 2010-11, this scholarship will be given in memory of former teacher Kathy Stamatinos Geyer.  Every student in good standing in 1st - 12th grades with a 3.5 or above GPA is eligible for this scholarship.  This scholarship will be decided and awarded by the Kathy Stamatinos Geyer Memorial Scholarship Committee.  This $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to one Prince Avenue Christian School student.  Applicants must complete the assignment given on the Scholarship Application.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Lillian Renn
2014-15:  Gabrielle Sims
2013-14:  Macy Frazier
2012-13: Megan Jackson
2011-12: Sarah Johnson, Hannah Rugh
2010-11: Kaylen Gilstrap

Richard S. Reynolds - Missionary Emergency Fund Scholarship

“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples.” Psalms 96:3

This scholarship was incorporated 1920 and founded by Major A.D. Reynolds

Every student in good standing grade 1st through 12th is eligible for this scholarship.  This scholarship will be decided and awarded by the Missionary Emergency Fund Committee.  This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one Prince Avenue Christian School student based on financial need and involvement in sharing the gospel at home and around the world.    

 This scholarship will be awarded annually.  Financial information will need to be provided with this application.

 

Recipents:

2015-16:  Noah Wade Snow, Michael Flethcer, Jr. , Sara Kate Marable, and  Anna Grace Marable
2014-15:  Robert West

Ninth - Twelfth Grades

Jon Desso Scholarship

This scholarship was established to remember and honor the life of a PACS graduate from the Class of 2000, Jon Desso.  A committee of Jon’s friends annually meets to decide the recipient of this scholarship.  The Desso Scholarship is a 501(c)(3) organization and operates independently from Prince Avenue Christian  School.  This approximately half-tuition scholarship is usually given to two PACS students.  For more information, or to donate to the Jon Desso Scholarship Fund, visit www.jondessofoundation.com.

 

Recipients

2015-2016:  Allison Shirley; Isabelle Renn
2014-2015:  Allison Shirley; Benjamin Hardwick​
2013-2014:  Lauren Gilstrap; Jonah Doster
2012-13: Madeline Jackson, Devan Schwartz
2011-12:  Devan Schwartz, Erica Wise
2010-11:  Annabeth Pruett, Devan Schwartz
2009-10:  Alaina Casey, Devan Schwartz
2008-09:  Alaina Casey, Will Barr

Reg Gattie Memorial

“Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all you lands.  Serve the LORD with gladness:  come before His presence with singing.”  Psalm 100:1,2

This scholarship was established by Prince Avenue Christian School to celebrate the life of Reg Gattie.  Every 9th-12th grade student in good standing is eligible for this scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded by the Reg Gattie Memorial Scholarship Committee to one student who uses their God given musical talents to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ in an extraordinary way through their leadership and Christian character.  This student should plan to major or minor in music.  This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to further the student’s studies in the field of music. 

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Isabelle Renn
2014-15:  Rachel Adams
2013-14:  Peyton Howell
2012-13:  David Richt

Eleventh - Twelfth Grades

William H. Ricketts Scholarship

The Ricketts Scholarship is part of the school budget, and was established by Prince Avenue Christian School to honor the pastor of Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Reverend William H. Ricketts, as a part of the school’s 20th anniversary celebration. The criteria for this $1,500 scholarship is based on the student’s commitment to his or her walk with the Lord, commitment to his or her church ministry, and desire to serve Christ in their daily life.  This recipient is selected by Bill Ricketts.

 

Recipients

2015-16:  Megan Schwartz
2014-15:  Laura Brannon
2013-14:  Anna Cail, Amanda Hill
2012-13:  Matthew Smock

2011-12:  Annabeth Pruett
2010-11:  Anna Zeagler
2009-10:  Graham Sibley