SUMMER 2021 Shiloh Today The Official Magazine of Shiloh Christian School PAGE 18 Saints Assembling Hope Making an Impact During a Pandemic GME trip PAGE 6 a look back at the Faculty Spotlight PAGE 16 2020 2021 - school year

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SUMMER 2021 Hope for Tomorrow "Now more than ever we need Christ-centered leaders that are trained and equipped to enter the current world that we live in. Our students must know that who they are matters, what they believe matters, and what they become matters." Our students at Shiloh Christian are the hope for tomorrow. Shiloh Christian School is the largest Christian school in Northwest Arkansas. Because of that, we carry an immense responsibility to live out our mission of developing godly leaders who will engage their culture and change it. Now more than ever we need Christ-centered leaders that are trained and equipped to enter the current world that we live in. Our students must know that who they are matters, what they believe matters, and what they become matters. Everyone who is a part of our Shiloh Family has a vested interest in the success of our students because we know that they are the light that will soon enter universities and work places across the nation and world. At Shiloh, we are committed to excellence. Our staff will provide an exceptional academic experience, aid in the spiritual development of our students, incorporate first class fine arts, collegiate level athletic experiences, and teach our students how to serve our local community well. It is my goal to continue to improve our facilities so they match the excellence that happens within this incredible school each day. Shiloh Family, the best years are ahead of us. I can say that with confidence because it is nothing that any one of us are doing here at Shiloh. Christ is simply at the center of what we do here, and we are humbly the branch. We are developing godly leaders who will engage our culture and change it! I ask that you commit to the future of Shiloh with me! Remember: “Purpose is where your organization’s distinctive gifts intersect with the needs of the world.” -Joey Reiman Thank you for allowing me to serve you as Superintendent of Shiloh Christian School. Dear Shiloh Family, Words cannot express my love and gratitude for all of the families, students, faculty, and alumni that make Shiloh such a special place. Lauren and I have been welcomed with open arms, and we are so thankful to be a part of this great family. We are committed to Shiloh Christian School and are energized as we look to the future. Cordially, Keith McDaniel Superintendent, Shiloh Christian School SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER 1

SHILOH TODAY Cover Feature: IMPACT 22 06 Gratitude As we think about the past school year, we remember the uncertainty the future held: would we get to stay in-person for school, would we be able to finish a full sports season, would we be allowed to perform musicals, would our student and staff body stay healthy? No one knew what to expect when we opened our doors weeks earlier than other schools in the area, but God knew. Every step of the way, God provided. He watched over us as we continued in-person learning in our classrooms. He allowed us to complete all of our sports seasons and blessed us with many championships. We performed musicals and programs for socially distanced audiences. We found creative ways to keep our Shiloh traditions and even made some new ones. God’s hand has been upon us, and our response is gratitude. The Shiloh Family has never been more thankful for God’s favor on our school. We have learned to treat each school day as if it may be our last one together, to play each game like it could be the last one in the season, to attend each event with a renewed sense of unity and thankfulness that we can be together, and to enjoy our Shiloh Family like never before. In the midst of a global crisis, we found a way to love one another better and to once again be a light to Northwest Arkansas. We have been filled with His eternal hope. Our story doesn’t end here. 2 Corinthians 2:14 says, “But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of Him everywhere.” As we move into the next school year, let’s continue in an attitude of thankfulness and take the hope that we have in Him into the world around us. Sincerely, 16 30 10 Contents 04 Campus News 06 Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Gleason 08 Field Experience 10 Musical Theatre 16 GME Trip 18 Impact Alicia Brown, Class of 2000 Director of Admissions ONLINE EDITION shilohsaints.org/shilohtoday 2 CONTENTS FACEBOOK @ShilohChristianSchool

SUMMER 2021 31 26 Shiloh Today SUPERINTENDENT KEITH MCDANIEL SECONDARY PRINCIPAL JACOB GILL ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL KATERINA FOLEY 28 ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JEFF CONAWAY ADMISSIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS ALICIA BROWN 04 MANAGING EDITOR Jenny Schisler COPY EDITORS Sandra McCoy, Tommy Ishmael, Michelle Clark COVER & LAYOUT DESIGN Millie Cooper CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS John Phillips, Tom Kim, Anna Heil, Bud Sullins, Will Pridmore, Alex Harmon, Grayson Crawford 21 Honoring Ben Mayes 22 Sports Summaries 26 Nurse Jones 28 Class of 2021 30 Future Vision 31 Anniversaries & Alumni Updates Springdale Campus 1707 Johnson Rd. Springdale, AR 72762 Pinnacle Hills Campus 5413 W. Pinnacle Point Dr. Rogers, AR 72758 © 2021 SHILOH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INSTAGRAM @ShilohSaints TWITTER @ShilohChristian CONTENTS 3

SHILOH TODAY campus news 01 National Merit Finalist Congratulations Gavin Litchford! In February, Gavin was named as a Finalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state. 02 Bus Fleet In March, Shiloh was pleased to announce the purchase of the second bus in the “Bus Fleet Renovation Project.” Shiloh plans to purchase a third bus before the new school year! The 01 goal is to have six new buses in our fleet by 2024. To give to this project visit www.shilohsaints.org/legacy 03 Best of the Best Shiloh was named 2020 Best of the Best Gold Medal Winner in Private School, Preschool, Elementary, Middle School and High School. The private school division was added seven years ago, and Shiloh has been blessed with this honor seven years in a row. Thank you for helping us receive this esteemed award another year. 04 Athletic Signing Days This year, eight Shiloh seniors signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at academic institutions across the Nation including Ben Fowler (Colorado Christian University - Golf), Anna McCredy (Union University - Bas04 ketball), Sean Rhodes (Ouachita Baptist University - Baseball), Emerson Traweek (Wheaton College - Volleyball), Drew Dudley (Ouachita Baptist University - Football), Bradley Neil (Dallas Baptist University - Tennis), Sean Steerforth (John Brown University - Track & Field), and Gavin Goddard (University of Central Missouri - Wrestling). 05 Equipping the Saints In September, Shiloh began a new partnership with parents called "Equipping the Saints," with the goal of giving parents the tools and resources to raise the next generation of godly leaders. Every other week, Shiloh moms and dads gathered to dig into God's Word, hear from speakers on critical topics, and connect with other parents. For more information email kortneyc@ shilohsaints.org. 05 03 02 4 CAMPUS NEWS

SUMMER 2021 COMMUNITY OUTREACH S.A.L.T. This year, over 150 6th-9th grade students were involved in Shiloh’s Service and Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) program. Finding service opportunities during a global pandemic was challenging, but this group worked hard, shared the love of Christ, and made a major impact in our community despite the challenges they faced. S.A.L.T. members took four major field trips this year including a 6th grade service day at Feed the 479 where they formed an assembly line to fill the carts for food distribution, re-stocked the food pantry, packed bags, and loaded groceries into vehicles for families in need. The 7th graders participated in a service day at the NWA Food Bank and packed food boxes for local elementary schools. The 8th and 9th grade boys partnered with Operation Open Season and Northwest Arkansas Community College to build a deer blind that was placed on local land for veterans to use. The 8th and 9th grade girls spent a day at Restoration Village raking leaves, clearing limbs, moving pavers, and cleaning up the space for the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy (CLA) Impact Project play structures. These students also completed seven major projects on campus. They created and sent 150 cards each month to Village on the Park and Village on the Creek Senior Living Centers to encourage residents during the pandemic. They filled 1,500 Easter eggs for an Easter egg hunt hosted by Children’s Therapy Team. They held a food drive at school for Feed the 479 and collected 1,125 canned food products. This team also raised over $3000 for the Restoration Village - Hope for Holidays campaign to help women and children in need over the holidays and donated/ collected over 2,000 hygiene products for the Rogers VFW to benefit HOUSE, Inc to minister to veterans in crisis. S.A.L.T. members participated in Do Good December by making encouraging bracelets and helped donate over 700 games for Tyson Elementary School students. To end their incredible year of service, the team raised funds for the CLA Impact project Saints Assembling Hope. COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMUNITY OUTREACH 5

As a Research Assistant at the University of Arkansas with a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Dr. Gleason had full intentions of staying in a laboratory for the duration of his career. In 2012 God called him to Christian Education, and an astute introvert discovered his strong gift and genuine love for teaching. For the past nine years, Dr. Gleason has captivated his College Chemistry I & II students with classes that combine the intrigue of theories and the power of practical applications through rigorous curriculum, modern chemical instrumentation, creative laboratory work, and his ever-exciting "Fire Fridays." DR. NICK GLEASON 6 FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

What inspired your love of science? I enjoy finding satisfying explanations for why the world ticks the way that it does. It's not too far off from wanting to know the secret behind a magician’s illusion. Science allows me to look behind the curtain. What are the last three books you read? • An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green • Dune by Frank Herbert • A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin What are three things your students have taught you? • Having an expert-understanding of chemistry is not essential for everyone. I’ve frequently seen the quote, “Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about” posted on social media and it sometimes reminds me of my students. Many have a lot going on personally, and I try to be more empathetic than I used to when they struggle. • The world would be a happier place if all school, personal, and life decisions were multiple choice. Unfortunately, they are not. • I am always going to be about three years behind the current youthful trends. *Dabs Name three things that bring you joy: • Kayaking with my wife, Jamie • Riding bicycles with my kids • Making lists What motivated you to start “Fire Friday?” I enjoy all good demonstrations that can showcase different chemistry concepts, but fire experiments have always elicited the best response from students. For example, I could be showing how acids and bases could change the colors of different substances but would be met with “But can we light it on fire?” Since fire was requested so frequently, I found it easier to tell them to “just wait till Friday” to at least keep the fire demos exclusive to one specific day. Why did you choose to teach at Shiloh? I was finishing up graduate school when I was searching for research lab positions. I knew Debbie Diehm from church, and she asked if I’d be interested in teaching just a single College Chemistry course part-time. It was the only teaching job interview I did, while the others were for laboratory positions. Greg Jones, the secondary dean at the time, encouraged me to consider and pray about taking the educational path full-time. After a week of prayer, I felt led to the frightening world of high school teaching. Now, it’s hard for me to imagine not being a teacher. FACULTY SPOTLIGHT 7

SHILOH TODAY FIELD EXPERIENCE Physics On March 16, 2021, Shiloh’s Physics students extended their learning of Bernoulli's Principle, Pascal's Principle, Gas Laws, the Continuity Equation, Night Vision, and the role of the Arkansas National Guard by taking a Field Experience to the Charles H. Wilson Army Aviation Facility in Little Rock (where Shiloh President Keith McDaniel served as a Blackhawk Pilot). Pilots and crew chiefs from the 77th Combat Aviation Brigade graciously hosted and served as guest instructors to give our students real-life application to their classroom lessons. Shiloh Christian is thankful for the Arkansas Army National Guard! Art I, II, and III On April 8, 2021, Shiloh’s secondary Art I, II, and III students visited Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville for their annual spring field trip. Students interacted with various exhibits including Glass and Bottle by Suzy Frelinghuysen where they explored the complexities of depth, perception, space, and more in the artistic style known as Geometric Abstraction and took a Journey into the Hudson River Valley landscape of Asher B. Durand's Kindred Spirits, to get to know its subjects, and see new layers of the painting up close. Our students grew in their knowledge of art and art history on this impactful trip. 8 FIELD EXPERIENCE

SUMMER 2021 College Physics In November, 58 College Physics students went to Silver Dollar City to study rotational motion, energy conservation, and engineering while riding the biggest and best roller coasters in Branson, Missouri. The students applied what they learned in class about Newton’s laws (gradients, gravity, and inertia) and G-Forces (gravitational forces), even looking at the curves (parabola) and how to create negative G's. The students were incredibly happy to take this fun and insightful annual trip. welcome New head coach! Shiloh Christian School is happy to welcome Lisa Bivens as the new Head Girls Basketball Coach. Coach Bivens has ten years of experience as a Head Coach in Northwest Arkansas. As a varsity head coach, Coach Bivens has won three high school state titles, and she helped multiple student-athletes continue their playing careers, on scholarship, in college. She served as an assistant coach for the Lady Saints Basketball team last year. Coach Bivens graduated from Guy-Perkins High School where she played for Hall of Fame Coach John Hutchcraft. A four-year starter, Coach Bivens helped lead the Thunderbirds to the #1 overall ranking for the entire state of Arkansas, regardless of classification, between 1990 - 1992. After high school, she attended Arkansas State University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She and her husband Austin have been married for 25 years, and they have two biological sons and legal guardianship of two “international sons” from Lithuania and Nigeria. FIELD EXPERIENCE 9

ANNIE The 5th Grade Class of 2019-2020 were set to perform the musical “Annie” in May of 2020 when the pandemic interrupted plans, and Shiloh closed abruptly in March. The students were already cast and had their scripts in hand so they decided…THE SHOW MUST GO ON! This amazing class was up for the challenge to start rehearsal in July to be ready to perform their musical in just one month. A team of ladies fashioned clear handmade masks for 73 cast members so their smiles could be seen and everyone could still be protected. These new 6th grade students performed three shows in front of a socially distanced live audience. A heartfelt moment of hope was shared, as they started an unpredictable new school year singing, “The Sun WILL Come out Tomorrow.” This group of students persevered and worked hard to meet challenging health code protocols; and in the end, it was worth it as they took their final bow. 6TH GRADE MUSICAL


ALADDIN In March of 2021, Shiloh’s 7th through 12th grade students presented LIVE on stage the Musical “Aladdin” by Allen Menken. This colorful musical and spectacular costuming brought joy to the audience as they enjoyed songs such as “Friend Like Me” and a green screen magic carpet ride over the city of Agrabah in “A Whole New World.” A talented cast of 78 students spanning six grade levels performed on stage, while 33 talented student crew members worked behind the scenes to make sure that the sound, lights, cameras, props, costuming, and stage management were well taken care of. The students were so thankful to be in the theatre during a year where many events had been canceled, and they had a blast performing four live shows. 12 SECONDARY MUSICAL



THE LITTLE MERMAID In May of 2021, Shiloh students took a trip “Under the Sea” as a cast of 72 5th graders performed the musical “The Little Mermaid.” This was a story taken from the fairy tale written by Hans Christian Anderson in 1837. The set filled with bubbles as the student’s colorful and creative costumes entered the stage to portray life under the sea. The musical featured upbeat songs such as “Human Stuff” and “Les Poissons” that were entertaining for all! Lasting memories are always made when the rite of passage that is the 5th grade musical is completed. The cast and crew did an outstanding job! 5TH GRADE MUSICAL 15

Denver, CO GME Trip Shiloh Global Mission Experience Denver, Colorado March 19-25, 2021 • 11 Students • Trip Leaders: Jacob Gill and Jeff Crawford In the midst of a global pandemic, Shiloh’s Leadership Team, Ben Mayes, and Cross Church Missions Pastor, Doug Sarver, worked tirelessly to find and plan an exceptional Global Mission Experience (GME) for the senior class of 2021. Through partnerships forged with the North American Mission Board (NAMB), GenSend, and SendRelief the students were given an opportunity to meet the needs of a community that desperately needed to hear the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 16 GME TRIP

SUMMER 2021 On Friday, March 19, eleven students traveled from their senior trip at Lost Valley Ranch to Journey Point Church at Central Park in East Denver where they attended orientation with Pastor Chris Phillips, a church planter in the area. On Saturday, they partnered with what will soon be the first Laotian church in all of Colorado to distribute food to people facing short-term or long-term food insecurity. Sunday morning, the group attended church at Storyline Fellowship in Arvada, Colorado with pastor J.T. English. After church, they traveled to Longmont, Colorado to prayer walk around the city in partnership with a future church plant. On Monday, they served in the Boulder, Colorado community and partnered with a group from Gainesville, Florida and local church leaders to meet physical and spiritual needs in the area. Tuesday began with discipleship training by J.T. English, and was followed by serving "Packs of Hope" to fill up over 50 backpacks with clothes and personal items for children entering the foster care system. On the final day of the journey, the group attended discipleship and evangelism training with Matt Horn, pastor of Calvary New City Church. Pastor Horn's church is on Colfax Street in East Denver; a street infamously nicknamed "The wickedest street in the west." He shared the first-hand story of a Syrian refugee who helped him clean up parts of Colfax Street and minister to vulnerable members of the Denver community. The 2021 Denver GME provided countless servant leadership opportunities, in-depth discipleship, partnerships and friendships that will last a lifetime, and the hands-on experience it takes to develop godly leaders who will impact their culture and change it. GME TRIP 17

Impact Saints Assembling Hope Feature Article During the 2020-2021 school year, more than 31,000 students in 1,050 high schools nationwide started their journey with Chick-fil-A Leader Academy (CLA), a national leadership program sponsored by local Chick-fil-A operators who are passionate about reaching the next generation of leaders. Shiloh’s CLA consisted of 87 sophomores and juniors who participated in monthly Leader Labs to learn servant leadership principles, and practice tangible skills. The student’s year of training culminated with a major student-led project to make a difference in their community. Despite a global pandemic, the group found a way to safely meet a major need for a local faith-based women’s and children’s shelter called Restoration Village through their Impact Project deemed “Saints Assembling 18 IMPACT 2021 Restoration Village is a nonprofit, faith-based shelter that opened in 1989 and provides residents with on-site housing, counseling, equine therapy, advocacy services, enrichment trips, activities, and transportation services. The shelter serves about 50 women and children annually, and had a “modest playground with few features nearing the end of its usefulness,” according to Kris Adams, Development Director at Restoration Village. "It was functional," he said "but this is more Hope.” According to Alicia Brown, who directs the program at Shiloh, “They worked on finding a need in the community, developing a concept, designing the playground, raising all of the money, leading other students throughout the experience, and ultimately building the playground with their own hands - along with support from the community.” ABOVE Chick-fil-A Leader Academy students posed at the grand opening ceremony 01. The Ninja warrior area was designed for teen residents. 02. Students constructed the bridge on Building Day. 03. Students worked in four hour shifts. 04. Students completed the final shift on Building Day. 05. Students pre-cut and labeled wood pieces .

than a substantial upgrade. This is night and day - It will change lives." CLA leaders divided into critical teams to take on finances, design, logistics, marketing, communications, and safety. They met during and after school hours, and went above and beyond to accomplish a weighty project that could have easily overwhelmed a group of teenagers. They planned several days to build the play structures and were also responsible for a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. According to Wilson Jones, junior and co-leader for the events and logistics team, “Once we had planned everything, and finally arrived at the campus, we worked in shifts throughout the day to complete the project. The entire 01 02 experience was challenging and pushed me to go outside of my comfort zone.” He had to work on the project around his school schedule, send emails to the entire student body, and approach businesses in the community to help pay for food for the build, and the ribbon cutting ceremony. "I'm just a high-schooler, and it was really scary to me," Jones said about asking for donations. The students didn't back away from the challenge and raised about $12,000 to cover the entire cost of the playground. In addition to asking area businesses for in-kind and monetary donations, the students received a micro-grant of $1,500 from Chick-fil-A and raised about $1,700 through a “Sweats Day” at the school. Students were permitted to wear sweats to school for one day in April for a minimum donation of $5 toward the project. IMPACT 2021 19

01 03 SHILOH TODAY The new play structures, which students and other volunteers built on May 8, features three different platforms, a playhouse, a bridge, slides, a climbing net, a swing set and a jungle gym. The students also built a ninja-warrior style course in a valley west of the shelter and three hammock stations by the shelter's pond. “The playground and features not only will create safe play spaces for shelter youth but will help them cope with the stresses of trauma by offering physical activities,” Adams said. “The former playground was unable to meet the same life-changing need,” he said. “They didn't use a prefabricated playground; they built the play structures themselves, and they are crazy smart. They did the entire thing and simply kept us in the loop.” Overcoming the multitude of challenges associated with a pandemic coupled with the ability to meet a major need in a selfless way will impact the student leaders for a lifetime. Jones said the experience has inspired him to do more in the future beyond after-school service projects. "There are needs in our community everywhere," he said. "I've learned that if I put my mind to something, I can get it done." Shiloh will continue to communicate with Restoration Village to better understand how the school can help meet additional needs of the shelter and its residents in the future. According to Kortney Carnes, co-sponsor of the group, "CLA meets Shiloh’s mission of raising the next generation of godly leaders who engage their culture and change it in a true and tangible way." 03 05 02 04 To give financially and become a part of the Shiloh Legacy, visit www.shilohsaints.org/legacy 22 20 IMPACT 2021

SUMMER 2021 HONORING BEN MAYES Ben and Sue Mayes have given Shiloh Christian School 21 years of their lives. Their children grew up and graduated from Shiloh, and now their grandchildren are a part of the long family tradition of being Saints. Ben began his ministry at Shiloh in 2000 as the Business Administrator. In 2006, he became the President, and he served in this position for ten years before he transitioned to Chairman of the Shiloh Board of Directors in 2016. In 2018, Ben became President of Shiloh again. Under Ben’s leadership, Shiloh has grown and the influence and ministry of the school has expanded. During his presidency, the Pinnacle Hills Campus was opened, serving PreK4 through 2nd graders in Rogers. He has led over 15 Global Mission Experience trips, and he has sent out over 1,000 graduates and godly leaders who are equipped to engage their culture and change it. In the spring, Ben’s service as President ended at Shiloh as Mr. Keith McDaniel was named the new President/Superintendent of the school. We would like to honor Mr. Ben Mayes and show our sincere gratitude for his faithful service to our school. “It’s a great day to be a Shiloh Saint!” In 2021, Mr. Keith McDaniel Ed.S. was named Superintendent of Shiloh. Prior to this position, Mr. McDaniel served the Shiloh Family as the Secondary Dean where he was responsible for all aspects of education for 6th - 12th grade. He collaborated as a member of the Shiloh Leadership Team where he conducted yearly planning, developed innovative interdisciplinary curriculum, aided in the management of school fiscal requirements and budgeting, and trained teachers in educational philosophy and leadership. In addition, Mr. McDaniel helped develop Shiloh’s current security plan and protocol and served as co-chair of our school accreditation through Cognia, ACSI, and ANSAA. Mr. McDaniel is currently serving in his fourteenth year in the military. He served twelve years in the United States Army where he operated as a Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot and recently transferred to the United States Air Force where he serves as an officer and pilot. During his tenure, he has received numerous awards and decorations to include a Combat Air Medal. HONORING BEN MAYES 21

SHILOH TODAY SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES Boys Basketball The Saints Basketball team had a successful season, and the program is growing and getting stronger. Playing with the second smallest enrollment (against many 5A schools), they were one of the two schools that advanced to Regionals for the second straight year. The Saints lost to Morrilton (who later became State Champions) in the Regional Tournament. Jeremiah Washington and Eli Wisdom earned All-Conference honors. Girls Basketball The Lady Saints Basketball team finished their 2020-21 season with a record of 16-7 (5-5 in conference). In spite of a shortened schedule due to Covid, the team improved tremendously from the previous season. In post-season play, they beat Prairie Grove decisively in the first round and lost a hard fought game to Farmington to wrap up the season. Anna McCredy and Hailey Tunnell received All-Conference recognition. This team demonstrated a lot of heart throughout the season, and clearly love the game of basketball. Golf The Golf Team had a successful season in the midst of the pandemic. It started in Mountain Home where the boys team finished 4th, their best finish at that tournament. The Varsity Boys team finished runner-up at the district tournament which qualified them for the State Tournament. The Varsity Girls team finished 4th at the district tournament. The Varsity Boys team finished 4th overall at the State Tournament. Ben Fowler finished as state runner-up, All-State, and competed in the ASGA Overall Tournament in Little Rock. He finished third at the ASGA Overall Tournament. Volleyball Shiloh volleyball had a very successful season in 2020. The varsity team finished 21-3 on the season. They were undefeated in conference (16-0) and won the conference tournament earning their 10th conference championship in 11 years. They defeated Pottsville in the first round of the 4A State Tournament, then lost to the eventual 4A State Champion Valley View team on their home court. Rylee O'dell, Avery Porter, and Emerson Traweek were named 4A All-State. Rylee Kallesen, Kathleen Murphree, Rylee Odell, Avery Porter, Ryli Russ, Ryan Russell, Madelyn Sestak, Katelyn Simpson, and Emerson Traweek were named 4A NW All-Conference. Shiloh is looking forward to hosting the 2021 4A State Tournament! Check out what Shiloh's sports teams have achieved! 22 SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES

SUMMER 2021 Wrestling The Saints Wrestling team began their season by mourning the loss of their Head Coach, Chad Bottorff, due to COVID-19 complications. They pulled together with the common goal of winning the programs first 1A-4A State Championship, defeating Pulaski Academy 193 to 190. The Saints also won their first 4A West Conference Championship, finished 3rd at 4A Dual State, and started a youth and girls' wrestling program. Three wrestlers earned individual state titles including Preston Katzer (113lb), Cameron Arellano (182lb), 3-time State Champion, Gavin Goddard, who finished his dominant career as the school leader in career wins (130) and career pins (75). Trap Shooting The 11th Shiloh Trap season was exceptional. There were 59 shooters on the team and 19 of them were new to the sport. Regionals were held in Jacksonville where one junior team (6th-8th graders) and three senior teams (9th-12th graders) qualified for state. One of our senior teams placed 3rd at Regionals. Ten shooters scored their first 25/25, three scored 50/50, and one scored 75/75. We also had 13 of our senior team members compete in the Arkansas State Clay Target League. They placed 1st in regionals and state and qualified for Nationals in Minnesota. Noah Bowerman received All-State honors and was recognized as the top shooter through regionals. Soccer The Lady Saints Varsity Soccer team finished 9-5-2 for the season. The Lady Saints defeated Joe T Robinson in the first round of the 4A State tournament, then lost to the eventual State Champion Pulaski Academy in the quarterfinal game. The team continually improved throughout the season with ball control and team play across the pitch. All 20 players on the roster were valuable assets for the team, on and off of the field. These players earned special honors: 4A All-State: Ryli Russ, Regan West, 4A State All-Tournament Team: Kallie Mulcahy, 2021 All-Star Soccer Team: Ryli Russ, 4A Northwest All-Conference: Ryli Russ, Regan West, Elly McDonald, Kallie Mulcahy, Olivia Grace Silvey, Bailee Patrick, and Lily Alexander. Cheer The 2020-2021 cheer season was full of special and unique experiences. With so much in question pre-season, the girls had an enhanced level of gratefulness for every practice, game, and competition. The competition team worked diligently throughout the fall and received the ultimate reward of a State Championship, the third in Shiloh Cheer history. Not only did they earn the 3-4A Cheer Game Day State Championship in the morning, they also cheered the football team on to their own State Championship a few hours later. Avery Brunton was named to the AAA All-State Team, and Anna Claire Hay was named to the AAA All-Star Team. SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES 23

SHILOH TODAY SPORTS SUMMARIES continued Tennis The 2020 Shiloh Tennis season was a great success. They had 15 + players who competed at a high level against teams in their conference and across the state. This year’s team included 14 new players. Five players qualified for the state tournament. Senior, Bradley Neil, won the 4A Boys Singles State Championship and finished the season ranked #1 overall in the state. Junior, Hailey Tunnell, finished top 8 in the state in 4A Girls Singles. Junior, Kendall Ferm, and Sophomore, Alex Patrick, finished 5th in the state in 4A Boys Doubles. Next season looks promising as over 50 players have signed up to compete on the team for the 2021 season. Track & Field The 2021 Shiloh Track season was exciting and successful. Girls All-Conference honors included Mollie Cole, Madelyn Sestak, Olivia Grace Silvey, Lauren Glenn, Lilly Alexander, Elly McDonald, and Brooklynn Bonanno. Boys All-Conference honors included Cale Slaba, Sawyer Shankle, Luke Sluyter, Cam Wiedemann, Tavis Nguyen, Bo Tartaglia, Kyle Cason, Seth Lowe, Josiah Thurlby, and Luis Towns. 17 athletes qualified for the state meet, which is the most in recent history. Boys All-State honors included Cale Slaba, Sawyer Shankle, Luke Sluyter, and Cam Wiedemann, who all also competed in the Meet of Champions. Cross Country This year, the Saints XC team of 21 athletes hosted 1,300 runners at the 11th Annual Saints Invitational Meet and the 4A-1 Conference meet. Colby O’Leary, Austin O’Leary, and Skyla Bruner earned All-Conference honors. At the 4A State Cross Country meet, Kate Duddleston (sophomore) ran a PR of 22:20:71 (5K) and earned All-State honors. The team consistently improved throughout the season, and 31 athletes have committed to run in the 2021 season. Baseball The 2021 Saints baseball team finished the season with another impressive showing on the diamond going 23-8 overall with an 8-1 conference record. They were ranked #3 in class 4A and #12 in the state of Arkansas, according to MaxPreps. The Saints won the conference regular season, the conference tournament championship, and finished the season with a run to the state semi-finals in class 4A. Sean Rhodes earned All-State honors, and Kyle Cason made the All-State Tournament Team. Check out what Shiloh's sports teams have achieved! 24 SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES

SUMMER 2021 Football Shiloh football re-established its position as Arkansas’ 4A State Champions in 2020. In a season full of questions and doubts, the football team remained focused and determined to play a full season ending in Little Rock at War Memorial stadium. On the way to the Championship, the Saints were crowned undefeated 1-4A Conference Champions with a 14-1 overall record. Coach Conaway was named the 4A Coach of the Year for the state of Arkansas and Cam Wiedemann earned 4A Offensive Player of the Year honors. Congratulations State Champions! 3-4A GAMEDAY CHEER TEAM 4A FOOTBALL TEAM 4A WRESTLING TEAM 4A INDIVIDUAL WRESTLING DIVISON CHAMPIONS: Gavin Goddard(170), Cameron Arellano(182), and Preston Katzer(113) 4A TENNIS SINGLES: Bradley Neil 4A TRACK & FIELD 300M HURDLES: Cale Slaba 4A TRACK & FIELD 4X200M RELAY: Cale Slaba, Sawyer Shankle, Luke Sluyter, and Cam Wiedemann 25 25

Nurse Mandy Jones What influenced your decision to become Shiloh’s school nurse? Before I started serving Shiloh, I worked at a trauma center in NWA. I love emergency medicine, and it’s all I’ve ever wanted to do. When I felt God calling me to apply for the nurse position at Shiloh, I had never considered becoming a school nurse as part of His plan. God had given me everything I had hoped for in my career, but I couldn’t stay if He wanted me to serve somewhere else. Serving Shiloh has been such a blessing. When I left the emergency room, I didn’t know what the future held, but God placed me in a position that I truly enjoy, surrounded by wonderful people. I am so thankful that God has given me the opportunity to serve at Shiloh. 26 NURSE MANDY JONES

SUMMER 2021 Tell me what your “typical” day looks like: Nurses don’t really have “typical days” due to the human factor in medicine. Every day is different and brings a new agenda. At the beginning of a typical school year, my schedule is always fast and furious with preparations, screenings, immunizations and yearly requirements. We check every student to see if we need to make any accommodations, update staff concerning any medical concerns, and connect with parents to be sure we keep everyone safe. In addition to this, I teach CPR and Stop the Bleed to our staff and students. Training others in life-saving skills is one of the perks of my job. As a school nurse, how has your role changed because of COVID-19? When we closed the school doors in March of 2020, we made a sudden transition to virtual learning. Like every other parent, my children and I had to make the unexpected transition. I discovered how hard it is to work and teach my kids. During this time, I also returned to the hospital. It was valuable to see firsthand how the hospitals were protecting our community. It gave me important insight as we developed our process for returning to school. In July, there were so many unknowns about the virus and information would change daily. I worked with the leadership team, our Athletic Trainer, community resources, and local experts to develop a detailed plan so that our kids could have a safe learning environment. The day before school started in August, the reality of the pandemic sunk in. So many people were depending on us to keep our campus safe and healthy. My daily prayer became, “God let us do it Your way, and You will get all the glory for Your work.” I have had a front row seat to watch Him work and let me just say - He loves to put on a show. We have such an amazing faculty that loves our students and the community. When we presented our process to return to school during in-service, our faculty stepped up to the challenge and taught classes in a new setting. Did you expect to ever work in a situation like COVID-19 after graduating from nursing school? We didn't discuss pandemics much in nursing school because our country is blessed to have medical interventions NURSE MANDY JONES 27 to protect people. Even in the Emergency Department, we would practice for community disaster response and how to handle single cases of high infectiousness, but I never imagined I would experience what COVID-19 brought to our lives. What has this Pandemic experience taught you? God is in control even when circumstances are uncertain. During this season, we continually saw His protection over our campus. When I had to be away to take care of my family, God provided the right people at the right time. God has continued to show me that He's got this - all of it. He provided everything when we needed it, and it all fit His perfect plan. When He does things, even things we don’t understand, He's still working for our good. What's the best part about being a school nurse? School nurse, ER nurse, Camp Nurse, Nurse - no matter what my title is, the best part about my job is helping people. Fixing problems, comforting, educating, encouraging, are all the things that I get to do and call it a career. It is so rewarding to know that someone is better because you helped them. Advice to Someone considering Nursing as a Career: If you feel God is calling you to nursing, start small. I took first aid at age eight, started lifeguarding in my teens, became a first responder, and then pursued nursing. Every step gave me new skills to help others with an opportunity to also share Jesus. The world needs more people helping each other, and it's never too late to start.

SHILOH TODAY Class of 2021 Shiloh Christian School’s 39th graduating class of 63 students was honored in a memorable ceremony on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. After the processional, Anna Camille Thurlby introduced Shiloh’s Superintendent, Mr. Keith McDaniel, who welcomed the families of the class of 2021. Next, Kacey Haws read the class scripture found in Matthew 5:16 which reads, “Let your light shine before men; that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Ben Fowler led a special prayer for his classmates, followed by the Distinguished Honor Address given by Mr. McDaniel. Gavin Litchford, National Merit 63 graduated 100% 44 30+ AC T offered $5,835,216 in scholarships 44 graduated with honors 24 with distinguished honors 8 scored a 30+ on the ACT completed 1,694 total hours of college credit 8 students graduated as iThink scholars 28 CLASS OF 2021

SUMMER 2021 Finalist, represented all Distinguished Honor graduates and shared a special message on behalf of his classmates. After the Class of 2021 video, Grayson Crawford introduced his father, Jeff Crawford, Teaching Pastor at Cross Church, who delivered an encouraging Commencement Address. The Presentation of Diplomas was given by Shiloh Principal, Mr. Jacob Gill, and the graduate's names were read by Mr. Brant Breeding. Before the recessional, Mr. McDaniel gave the closing remarks and benediction. Congratulations to the incredible Class of 2021! CLASS OF 2021 29

SHILOH TODAY SUPERINTENDENT'S Future Vision Shiloh is in the business of changing lives, and we need your support to continue our advancement. We have been immensely blessed this year to be able to create Champions Hall. It will house eight new state-of-the-art classrooms that will increase our students' atmosphere and performance. We also renovated our choir and band room to provide a first-class space for our students' musical development, and we resurfaced our basketball court with an incredible court design to inspire our court sport athletes. Following the court renovations, we updated our basketball and volleyball concessions area to increase the fan base experience. Then we completely renovated our weight facility to increase the efficiency and production of our student athletes. Additionally, we are upgrading our educational technology to ensure that our faculty and students have the tools they need to be at the forefront of education. Current families and alumni, I urge you to commit to Shiloh financially so that we may continue to improve our school and better equip the next generation of Christ-followers. A A B 101A TEACHERS DESK LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED TYP. FIELD VERIFY WALL TO PROVIDE SMOOTH UNINTERRUPTED WALL E CLASSROOM 102 4' - 0" WB TV OFFICE 101B WB 102A WB TV WB 103A 7' - 8 3/8" 32' - 3 5/8" 7' - 11 3/8" 104 SF BREAK RELAMINATE MILLWORK BREAK ROOM LOBBY 100 C D C C RECEPTION OFFICE 101A 4' - 0" WB 4B 4A CLASSROOM 103 F 42' - 11 1/4" J SECURE DOOR IN CLOSED POSITION 6E STORAGE 229 SF 42' - 11 1/4" 4' - 0" M 106A 6E F CLASSROOM 104 4' - 0" WB 107A 4A 6E WB TV WB 104A H 105A 4A 4' - 0" 4A N CLASSROOM 105 42' - 7" EXIST BOY RR WB TV WB EXIST GIRL RR 4D G RELOCATED BOTTLE FILLER 43' - 7 3/16" PROVIDE 6 DROPS IN RELOCATED BUS DUCT SCIENCE 109 CLASSROOM 107 109A K TV WB 14' - 8" 4A PREP 110 111A 4A WB TV 13' - 9 9/16" STORAGE 111 111B WB 4A 14' - 7 3/8" PREP 112 112B 6B WB TV WB 108A 4A CHEM STORAGE PROVIDE VENT CLASSROOM 106 K CHEM LAB 108 L TV WB To get involved with this project, contact Keith McDaniel at keithm@shilohsaints.org 30 FUTURE VISION EXIST STO. EXIST STO. EXISTING STO. EXISTING STO. 27' - 3" 28' - 0" 28' - 0" 28' - 7" EQ. 5' - 4" 17' - 4 3/8" EQ. EQ. 5' - 4" 20' - 2 1/2" EQ. EQ. 20' - 2 1/2" 5' - 4" EQ. 5' - 4" 20' - 5 5/8" HALLWAY 612 SF 25' - 1 3/4" 25' - 2 3/8" 5' - 7 5/8" 5' - 10" 21' - 9" 25' - 6" 100A 100B 30' - 10" 31' - 4" 8' - 10" 16' - 0" 6' - 0" 6' - 6" 16' - 0" 9' - 1 5/8" HALLWAY 521 SF 23' - 0 5/8" 5' - 8 5/8" 9' - 1 3/4" 11' - 0 3/8" 21' - 11 1/2" 101B 4' - 6" 110A 4" 34' - 3 1/4" 112A 9' - 1 3/4" 35' - 1 3/4" EXIST ELEC EXIST MECH

SUMMER 2021 MILESTONE ANNIVERSARIES Thank you for faithfully serving Shiloh Christian School! Katerina Foley - 35 years Mrs. Foley spent 15 years in the classroom as a kindergarten and first-grade teacher, before she became the elementary principal in 2000. For over 20 years she has taught creative and challenging weekly chapel lessons. She currently serves on Shiloh’s leadership team, and she is also a Regional Accreditation Commissioner for the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Dennis Griffin - 30 years Dennis Griffin started his career at Shiloh in 1991 as the Choral Music Director, and he has served as the Fine Arts Department Head. This year he was recognized for 35 years of service in the Arkansas Choral Directors Association. RETIREMENT Becky Chenier - 14 Years Becky Chenier retired this year after teaching PreK4 for 14 years. She was a substitute teacher for two years prior to starting her career at Shiloh, and most recently she served as the lead teacher of the preschool team and mentor to other teachers. Her greatest joys have been watching her three children grow up at Shiloh and serving on global mission trips. Alumni Updates Andrea Allen - Class of 2002 Andrea Allen and her husband Jon founded Northwest Arkansas’ Onyx Coffee Lab in 2012. They now have four cafes, a roastery, a barista training center, two 2020 US Coffee Championships, and two precious children. Andrea is the reigning U.S. Barista Champion. Colby Fulfer - Class of 1996 Alumni Relations ALICIA BROWN aliciab@shilohsaints.org (479) 756-1140 ANNIVERSARIES & ALUMNI UPDATES 31 Colby Fulfer graduated from Shiloh in 1996. He went on to study Theology at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri where he also played football. Colby and his wife Rachel live in Springdale with their daughters Abigail (14), Faith (12), and Mallory (10) who also attend Shiloh. Colby serves as Chief of Staff for the Mayor in Springdale, a new role for the city. He has served as a Springdale City Council member, executive committee member for the Arkansas Municipal League, and was recently appointed by Governor Hutchinson to the Arkansas Pension Review Board.

SHILOH TODAY Alumni Tailgate On October 16, 2020, Shiloh hosted the third annual Homecoming Alumni Tailgate. On this fun and memorable night, over 60 of Shiloh’s alumni (along with their families) came out to enjoy the beautiful weather and fellowship with Shiloh graduates from the past. Attendees played family games, ate delicious food from Eat My Catfish and Burton’s Creamery, and watched the State Champion Saints play football. The 2021 Homecoming Alumni Tailgate is planned for Friday, October 1 at 5:30 pm in the Champions Stadium parking lot. Alumni will enjoy free entertainment, a delicious family meal, a free Shiloh Alumni t-shirt, and free admission to the game! 3232 SHILOH ALUMNI TAILGATE

Friday, October 1 5:30 pm Champions Stadium Parking Lot Shiloh Alumni, please make plans to attend our Alumni Homecoming Tailgate! • Free Food • Free Family Entertainment • Free Admission to the Game • Free Alumni T-Shirt RSVP at: www.ShilohSaints.org/Resources/Alumni 33

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