March 20-- Vidalia Heritage Academy’s literary team is the GICAA STATE CHAMPION!
(L-R) Thomas Rhodes, Cassidy Martin, Bryson Henriott, Ashley Dawson, Ashton Jackson, Ben Sikes, Brayden Price, Christopher Scoggins, Elliot Sammons
State Champions include: Cassidy Murray - girls solo
Brayden Price - international extemporaneous speaking
Thomas Rhodes - humorous interpretation
Ashton Jackson, Christopher Scoggins, Elliot Sammons, Ben Sikes- boys quartet
Runner - up : Elliot Sammons - Argumentative essay
3rd Place: Ashley Dawson - personal essay
4th Place: Lauren Adams, Hunter Campbell, Ashley Dawson - girls trio
Christopher Scoggins - piano
Ashton Jackson - boys solo
Vidalia Heritage Academy Chess Team Advances to State
Vidalia Heritage Academy’s chess team qualified and received an invitation from the Georgia Chess Association to play in the Team State Championship in Suwanee, GA on March 25, 2017. This event is the most prestigious chess event in Georgia and will be represented by Adrian Lee, Veer Patel, Alexander Muzafarov, Lake Wright, Braden Wilkes, and Jack Williams all whom represent VHA’s Primary Team.
Primary Team Members (L-R) Jack Williams, Braden Wilkes, Lake Wright, Veer Patel, Alexander Muzafarov, Adrian Lee
VHA’s Chess program is only 2 years old and is coached by Mr. Jim Beall. The year long program participates in the Ogeechee River Scholastic Association and competes though out the year. VHA currently has 4 levels of competition, primary (1st-3rd grade), elementary (4th-5th grade), middle school (6th-8th grade), and high school (9th-12th grade).