S: Kali Kupp Senior Year The First Academy 2011-2012
BC: "There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind ." C.S. Lewis
FC: Senior Year | 2011-2012 | Kali McKendree Kupp
1: Ski Trip | Homecoming | 3-D Art | Homecoming | Senior Lunches | SGA | Court | Kali's Senior Year | Seniors! Seniors! Seniors! | off campus lunch | Prom | The Breck Trip
2: At Graduation this ceremony symbolizes the passing on of responsibility and leadership from the new graduates to the new seniors. | May 20, 2011 | Candle Lighting | First Official Senior Activity.... | Kali's candle is lit by her sweet friend since childhood, Suzy Schrimsher.
3: Kali and Camp Magee | Junior SGA Officers | The Kindergarten class always sings at Graduation
4: Senior Step Up
5: The Monday after graduation New Seniors meet at Chick-fil-a, get their shirts and start decorating their cars
6: Next, new seniors parade to campus to show off their status!
7: Watch out everyone-the class of 2012 is here!
8: S | a | L | T | . | . | . | . | Kali spent a month at Crestridge in the Service and Leadership Training program. She earned over 400 service hours and deepened her love for camp & the Blue Ridge Mountains. | Senior Summer Begins with Service
9: Love our staff! | Love My Campers!
10: Rodin's Garden | Stonehenge | Normandy and Omaha Beach | S.L.U. 301 | Windsor Castle | Oxford, England
11: The Christ Church | The Magna Carta was signed here | Abbey Road | Buckingham Palace | TFA Group at the Eiffel Tower | At the end of the trip, a graduation ceremony was held to celebrate the three years of leadership training.
12: Vacationing in the Keys | Sight seeing in Key West | August 1st-8th
13: Breathtaking sunsets every night!
14: Last First Day at TFA for Kali | Kali & Carson on their first day of preschool
15: Seniors divide and go to the upper, lower and middle schools to welcome and cheer all students on their first day of school. Kali and her group go to the middle school.
16: Senior | Senior Girls | Pre-Retreat | Breakfast
17: All 13 Year Seniors | 13 Year Senior Girls
18: Senior | Retreat
19: Due to jellyfish infested waters, Seniors found themselves in the hotel a lot . . . so they made it fun!
20: Boca | Grande | Fl | Labor Day Weekend: Kali & Carson take SaraBeth and Deacon to Boca Grande for a long weekend of boating, shopping and relaxing.
21: Kali & Colin take a college visitation trip to Clemson. They attended a game, toured, and stayed in the dorm with Colin's cousin, Amanda. | They were sad when the weekend was over and they had to return to High School | Sept. 8-11
22: Kali turns 18 in style! | Kali, Sara Beth, Torey & LeeAnn spend a night at the Ritz. They had spa treatments, great meals and lots of resort relaxing.
23: Surprise! | Courtney kidnaps Kali & surprises her with a birthday dinner of fun, food and friends at Kobe Steakhouse
24: Fall Senior | Luncheon | Moms of Seniors hosted the first of four senior lunches. The menu included fried chicken, mac & cheese and fresh baked pies.
25: The guys challenge each other to some old fashioned apple bobbing!
27: Homecoming Week | Theme Days
28: Homecoming Parade | The Senior Court: Kali Kupp & Nate Scheer Joy Prinsell & Albert Settles Taylor English & Colin Kruger Kayla Devoogel & Joey Ginel
29: Homecoming Court | A Night to Remember
30: The Girls get ready at Courtney's then go to pictures at the Country Club | College Park Girls
31: TFA Homecoming Dinner~Dance: A Night on the Nile
32: Mexican | Senior | Lunch
33: Nacho eating contest
34: A mother/daughter trip to Chicago was spontaneously planned to catch the Christmas spirit. There was perfect weather, lots of shopping, and tons of food & fun. | Ralph Lauren's signature store and restaurant | Chicago | Christmastime | at | Garrett's Popcorn-Delicious!
35: After a delicious high tea at the Historic Drake Hotel, the parade began. | The Lighting of the Magnificent Mile-Michigan Street is lit as the parade passes by!
36: 50's Luncheon | Let's go to the Hop!
38: Sadie Hawkin's Picnic
39: Powder Puff | Girls! | Our Coaching Staff! | Ms. Holter Rocks | Sibling Rivalry
40: Black | Diamond | Progressive | by Boat to Celebrate the Breckenridge Ski Trip! | Dinner
43: Breckenridge, CO - the trip Seniors wait all year for... boarding with friends, crazy night skiing, tubing and snowmobiling were among the amazing memories made.
44: Kali Shoots a Turkey! | She made her Dad and Mr. Kelsey Proud | 3/29/12
45: Useppa Island | enjoy Spring Break in | Kupps & Schrimsher's
46: Kali's kindergarten classmates | 13 years ago, Sheri Cline, became Kali's first TFA teacher! | Seniors Go Back in Time | Kali with Mrs. Cline on her birthday in Kindergarten | Fruit loop necklaces are still fun to make!
47: Seniors studied each other's Kindergarten pictures to see if they could guess who was who. | Everyone gathers for a group picture | SURPRISE! The moms have silly string!!! | Menu: Chicken Nuggets Ants on a Log Puffy Cheetos Carrot Sticks DIrt Cups RIce Crispy Treats
48: P | R | O | M | College Park Girls take one last "formal" Senior Photo together
49: A Night in Paris made for a great prom!
50: Art Awards Included the"Heart of the Sculptor" and "Achievement in Painting." | Love my art teachers, Mrs. Collins and Mrs. Gegerson
51: Advanced Placement 3-D Studio Art Projects
52: Senior Sunday at First Baptist May 6, 2012 | Parents and church members had an opportunity to pray for the future of their seniors | Every Senior had their picture in the program and on the "big screen"
53: Senior Class SGA Officers | High School SGA Council | Brick Ceremony ~ May 9, 2012 | Kali is announced as Valedictorian! | Very Proud Parents | Kali has 3 bricks laid in front of the high school. The star denotes 13 year students.
54: All that's left is graduation . . . | Graduation invitations are sent to friends and family, while classmates receive a postcard inviting them to a Day on the Lake with Kali and LeeAnn.
55: Kali Sets up her "Walk of Fame" Board | Each Senior creates a display that reflects their personality... full of their favorite high school memories, accomplishments and relationships
56: Graduation Day Begins with Senior Awards Ceremony | The SGA Council leads the Ceremony. | These 5 Girls Won the "Walk in Truth" Thesis contest and were given Converse tennis shoes! Kali also received $250 for being the overall winner. | Kali's Favorite teacher, Kacey Kowars | The Guys & Grammy are here, but Carson is taking an AP exam
57: The Awards: | White Tassel: Royal Scholar Student Government Officer stole Valedictorian Medal Summa Cum Laude Medal Achievement in Painting Medal National Honor Society Cords National Art Honor Society Cords Athletic Torch Medal Top 3 in Class Medal-Junior Year
58: Bibles and Diplomas are Given. | Kali Addresses Her Class | Graduation Night! | Headmaster, Dr. Whitaker | Rob Hensley, Principal | Mr. Hall Gives Kali her Bible. She has known him since childhood.
59: Graduations concludes with the New Graduates passing on the "torch" to the next year's Seniors through the candlelighting ceremony. | Kali lights Ellie Gill's Candle
60: The Post Graduation Reception | Friends and Family go to Faith Hall to see the Walk of Fame boards and to Celebrate
61: Kali, Torey & LeeAnn... 18 years together!
62: Kali and LeeAnn's Graduation Party
63: The Group Poses for a Photo... but the Guys have a Surprise for the Girls!
64: Kali's Yearbook Page
65: Dear Kali , Everyday , for 13 years , as you left The First Academy Campus you would see this sign . Now it's time to broaden your mission field all the way to College and beyond . You have accomplished much and made us proud , but we know the best is yet to come ! Congratulations