Champion Christian School Graduation


2017-2018 Preschool, Kindergarten and High School Graduation

Congratulations to all CCS graduates!!!!

Champion Christian School (CCS) recently held their graduation ceremonies at Abundant Life Church in Uniontown, PA. Five seniors completed the requirements for graduation.

Sarah Bupp was named valedictorian. Sarah is the daughter of Shawn and Donna Bupp of Hopwood, PA. Sarah was co-president of student council, a member of Champion Christian Honor Society, was on the basketball and soccer teams, ran sound for the worship team and sang in the choir. She attends the Abundant Life Church and is active in their youth group. She plans to attend Penn State Fayette Campus to become a physical therapist assistant.

Yeajung (Jaslyn) Heo was the salutatorian. She is the daughter of Junghyun Heo and Eunju Jeon of Suwon, South Korea. She resides with Pastor Josh and Kathy Halagan in Somerset, PA. As an international student at Champion Christian School she was on student council, played the piano for worship team, sang in the choir and was on the soccer team. She plans to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City majoring in illustration and art history. She hopes to become a museum curator or exhibition director.    

Speaker for the evening was Pastor Josh Halagan of Freedom in Christ Community Church Somerset, PA.


Honor stoles were presented to four of the graduates with a 3.5 grade point average or above. The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Distinguished Christian High School Student Awards were presented to Sarah Bupp for Academics, Emily Sinsley for Leadership, and Yeajung Heo for Fine Arts.


Seniors pictured from L to R:. Yavriheliz Cintron Gonzalez, Sarah Bupp, Emily Sinsley, Yeajung (Jaslyn) Heo, and Zachary Tooker.


Four kindergarten graduates in white cap and gown received diplomas from their teacher, Mrs. Ann Mathews, and were escorted by their fathers. Pictured are Kindergarten graduates from L to R: Trevor Grisenthwaite, Tabatha Marker, teacher Mrs. Ann Mathews, Oliver Brown, and Michael Romesburg.


Nine preschool graduates wore a rainbow of colored caps with tassels and their diplomas were presented by their teacher, Miss Jen Pizer, and were escorted by their mothers. Pictured are the graduates L to R: Jude Mummert, Levi Richter, Nellie Brown, Sydney Harhai, Harper Stout, Albert Zelasko, Jr., Jakob Keefer, Yedyhel Correa Aleman, and teacher Miss Jen Pizer. Kayla Martin was absent.