Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 7:30pm at Slate Belt Nazareth Baptist Church, 1620 Church Road, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
Class of 2018:
Tyler Robert Brawley — Salutatorian
Lucas Bartolomeo DePinto
Jonathan Michael Hall
Esther Joy Jackson
Sabrina Lin Moody
Amanda Lynne Smith— Valedictorian
Valedictorian, Amanda Lynne Smith, the daughter of David and JacLynne Smith, has attended Faith Christian School from kindergarten through her senior year, with the exception of tenth grade. She was the treasurer of her class for her sophomore and senior years and the president of Student Council for her junior and senior years. An avid athlete, Amanda has greatly enjoyed being on the soccer team for her sophomore through senior years, track during her sophomore year, and basketball for all four years of high school, serving as the team captain during her junior and senior years After school, Amanda spends her time as a waitress at Johnnie’s Italian Restaurant, hanging out with her friends and sisters, and playing with her dogs. Amanda plans on attending Northampton Community College and obtaining her RN with the intention of transferring and working to obtain her BSN and eventually MSN to one day become a NICU nurse practitioner.
Salutatorian, Tyler Robert Brawley, the son of Brian and Beverly Brawley, has attended Faith Christian School since seventh grade. In his freshman year, he served as class treasurer. In his sophomore year, Tyler began taking afternoon classes at Monroe Career & Technical Institute for Outdoor Power Equipment. For two consecutive quarters, he was selected as “Student of the Quarter” at MCTI. He passed his EETC Two and Four Stroke Engine tests and is now a certified small engine technician. During his junior year, Tyler placed first in the SkillsUSA District 11 competition and moved on to the States competition where he placed third. In his senior year, he scored Advanced on his written NOCTI test at MCTI and had a perfect score for the hands-on portion. Tyler volunteers every other Friday night at the Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church food pantry. He is currently a service technician at Pocono Tractor & Equipment for Husqvarna lawn equipment. He also owns and operates his own firewood business where he cuts, splits, and sells 75-100 cords of firewood a year. For the past three years, he has donated one cord of firewood to Faith Christian’s Gala auction. Tyler will be attending Ohio Technical College this August for Diesel Technology where he will obtain his Associates degree. His plans are in God’s hands, and he is very excited to see them unfold.
Faith Christian School, K-12 grades, has been serving the Christian communities of the Pocono Mountains, Slate Belt, eastern New Jersey, and the Lehigh Valley areas for over 37 years. Children from ten school districts and over 40 churches comprise the diverse and outstanding student body. Most public school districts provide transportation to our school facility located one mile north of Bangor and eight miles south of Stroudsburg, off Route 191 in Roseto, Pa. Please call our office, 610-588-3414, to set up a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you soon at the corner of Dante Street and Liberty Avenue in Roseto, Pa.