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SUMMER 2022 Growth Dear Shiloh Family, As we celebrate a historical year at Shiloh Christian School, the focus isn’t on our growth in numbers, renovations, or new buildings. Our focus is on our mission, our identity, and the legacy that our students and families leave for the next generation of Godly leaders. Shiloh Christian School is simply a family of believers striving to create an incredible foundation for our students to launch from. It takes the entire Shiloh family to make this school the special place that it is and we celebrate that! We love for our parents to be involved in our school. We want you to make an impact on our students alongside our teachers. Everyone here at Shiloh is investing in the success of our students because we know they are the light that will soon enter universities and the workforce across the nation and world. We praise God for all He has done! I believe the growth we are experiencing here at Shiloh is due to God’s blessing, the hard work and diligence of our teachers and administration, the families who have committed to investing financially in Shiloh Christian School, and the desire of people to be around like-minded families focused on Christian Education. This year, the Lord has moved in incredible ways that I simply cannot articulate in this brief letter. All I can express is my simple and humble gratitude for His favor on Shiloh Christian School. Dan McAdams, a Northwestern psychology professor who spent his entire career studying life stories describes identity as "the internalized and evolving story that results from a person's selective appropriation of past, present, and future." Our identity at Shiloh Christian School is founded in Christ and the infallible Word of God. We are fortunate that our identity is not based on our own selective nature as McAdam's suggests but, rather, on the unchanging nature of who Christ is. We must stand firm in our faith and focused on His Word. The world will continue to challenge biblical principles and try to blur the lines of truth. Know that Shiloh will stand firm and unwavering in His word and His truth. We are committed to developing the next generation of Godly leaders who will engage their culture and change it. We must be Champions for our faith! As we press forward to another historic year at Shiloh Christian School we trust in God and His complete sovereignty and we ask for YOU to join us in prayer, investment, and involvement. Help us by being a Champion for Christian education. With unwavering faith, we will challenge the next generation of Shiloh Christian Saints to impact our world through Kingdom education. Cordially, Keith McDaniel Superintendent, Shiloh Christian School SUPERINTENDENT'S LETTER 1

SHILOH TODAY 18 DR. JEFF CRAWFORD 22 06 God's Faithfulness I have been blessed to be a part of Shiloh Christian School for 23 years as a student, a parent, and an administrator. I have walked the halls for over half of Shiloh’s existence, and I have seen renovations, changes in leadership and staffing, and countless familiar and new faces. In all of my time, I have never seen the growth and blessings that we are experiencing today. God has poured out His favor upon us and this generation is seeing the fruits of His work. Several years ago, Northwest Arkansas’s educational landscape began to shift. New charter schools and private schools took root with various focuses in arts, sciences, culinary, and technology. As a long-standing Christian school, Shiloh began to discuss how we would fit into this new era of education. We had been blessed with challenging academic opportunities, successful athletic programs, and a flourishing arts department, but what set us apart is that we were a Bible believing and Bible teaching school. We made the choice to stand firm in our identity and pushed forward. Our mission to develop Godly leaders who engage their culture and change it remained the foundation for all that we did. We continued to strive for excellence but kept our high calling in sight. Now as we enter the 2022/2023 school year, we are given the opportunity to minister to more students and families than ever before, to occupy more spaces than we’ve ever dreamed, and to reap the benefits of God’s continued faithfulness. I encourage you to embrace our mission like never before. We are here in this moment for His glory and to further His Kingdom! Sincerely, 04 Campus News 06 Faculty Spotlight: Becky Lowe 08 Clubs & Activities 10 Renovations 16 GME Trips 18 Dr. Jeff Crawford Alicia Brown, Class of 2000 Director of Admissions ONLINE EDITION shilohsaints.org/shilohtoday 2 CONTENTS FACEBOOK @ShilohChristianSchool 16 21 30 Contents

SUMMER 2022 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, Michelle Clark, Melanie Michaelis, Lauren Eoff COVER & LAYOUT DESIGN Taylor Sticht CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS John Phillips, Tom Kim, Anna Heil, Bud Sullins, Will Pridmore, Grayson Crawford, Matthew Visinsky 21 Celebrating 45 Years 22 Sports Summaries 26 Pam Bodenstein 28 Class of 2022 30 Band 31 Retirements & 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 CONTENTS 3

SHILOH TODAY campus news 01 A Perfect Score! Shiloh Christian School senior Isaac Thompson received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT college admission test in December. This is something that has never been achieved by a Shiloh student, according to Shiloh's College and Career Counselor, Hollan Clark. In any given year, less than one-half of 1 percent of students taking the ACT college admission test receive a perfect score. 02 Best of the Best For the eighth year in a row, Shiloh Christian named the 2021 Best of Northwest Arkansas Gold Medal Winner in all divisions including Private School, Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, and High School. It is an honor and a blessing for Shiloh 01 to receive this esteemed award another year! 03 Athletic Signing Days This year, eleven Shiloh Christian Athletes signed letters of intent to play sports for institutions across the nation for the 2022 - 2023 academic year including Hailey Tunnell (Drury University - Basketball), Kaden Henley (University of Arkansas - Football), Ryan Grossenbacher (Trinity University - Baseball), Elly McDonald (Ouachita Baptist University - Track), Madeline Sestak (College of the Ozarks - Volleyball), Jackson Ball (Northeastern State University - Football), Jesse Brown (Northeastern State University - Football), Caleb Anderson (Johnson County Community College - Baseball), Alexis Beam (University of Arkansas - 03 Cheer), Dakota Goble (National Park College - Baseball), and Clinton Josey (University of Arkansas – Mascot). 04 National Merit Commendations In the fall, Payton Yates, Will Harris, and Eli Schulz were each named Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program for their outstanding performance on the PSAT. 05 Choir 4A Best in Class In April, Shiloh's senior high choir, directed by Dennis Griffin, won the State Class 4A Overall Large Choir Division at the State Choir Competition in Bryant, AR. 04 02 05 4 CAMPUS NEWS

SUMMER 2022 COMMUNITY OUTREACH S.A.L.T. Over 200 6th-9th grade students were involved in Shiloh’s Service and Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) this year. They completed six service/fundraising projects. In the fall, S.A.L.T. members served at Wet Cement Preschool (a ministry of Potter's House) putting on a Fall Festival, and they also spent a day at Camp War Eagle cleaning up the grounds. In December they made hundreds of fun Lego ornaments for the students at Tyson Elementary as a part of “Do Good December,” a project that provides a playground ball for each student at the school. In February, they served Night to Shine by packing gift bags for the participants and collected/donated over 1,700 socks to soldiers and veterans through their Warm Feet for Warriors Campaign. This group finished the year with a service “Blitz Day” where they completed service projects for the Compassion Center, Feed the 479, Saving Grace Ministries, and Restoration Village. CLA Impact Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy is a national program built to develop student leaders with a curriculum created by Chick-fil-A to teach leadership skills and encourage students to make a difference. This year, Shiloh’s CLA attended Leadership Labs, completed a “Do Good December” project, and planned/executed a capstone Impact Project. The Impact Project is completely student led and allows students to put the lessons they learned into action. For the Impact Project, they hosted a family fun night for foster families and newly adoptive families in Northwest Arkansas. They provided a completely free event designed to allow families to relax and bond together through dinner and fun activities in Shiloh's gym and football stadium including inflatables, bubble soccer, carnival games, and prizes. The final event of the evening was a family movie on the new 30' by 18' jumbotron in Champions Stadium complete with popcorn, candy, and drinks. CCOMMUNITY OUTREACH 5 OMMUNITY OUTREACH

Mrs. Becky Lowe has loved, served, and impacted the lives of hundreds of elementary students over her 13 - year career at Shiloh. Her time at Shiloh began long before she became a teacher, however. She attended Shiloh from her Kindergarten year through her senior year, and all three of her children have been Shiloh Saints. As a student, a parent, and a teacher Mrs. Lowe has counted Christian Education a privilege and a high calling in her life. BECKY LOWE 6

What are three things that bring you joy? • My family. • Singing praise and worship songs. • When I see my students show love and kindness to others. What are three things your students have taught you? • To pray about anything and everything. • To find joy in the little things. • To be generous to others. What is your favorite memory from Shiloh? I have several great memories both as a student and as a teacher at Shiloh. One memory as a student is when Mrs. Crownover, my typing teacher, would bring us her amazing chocolate chip cookies as a reward. She even had me over to her house once and taught me how to make her cookies and a few other desserts. As a wedding gift she gave me a recipe book with some of her favorite recipes. I still have her recipes, and I make them to this day. One of my favorite memories as a teacher was during a difficult time for everyone. It was when the COVID-19 pandemic began in the spring of 2020, and we were all sent home for what we thought would be two weeks. After being home for months, I missed my students and their families. It was hard to change how I taught and learn new ways to connect with my students from a distance. The online assignments, teaching videos, and Zoom calls were all foreign. One morning I woke up to a large yard sign display from my homeroom mom that said “World's Greatest Teacher.'' That afternoon my students and their families did a drive-by parade with decorated cars and signs. We spent time in my front yard talking and catching up for a few hours. It was so nice to see their smiling faces, and it certainly lifted my spirits. What are the top three things you want your students to know when they leave your class? • I want them to know how loved they are by me and more importantly how loved they are by God. • I want them to know that smart people ask questions and that it’s a good thing to ask questions. • I want them to know their relationship with Jesus is the most important thing and that my biggest prayer for them is that they come to know the Lord as their Savior. Name your three favorite books: • Winning the War in Your Mind by Craig Groeschel - This a book about how your brain works and how prayer and praise can transform your mind. • Experiencing God by Henry Blackaby - This is a Bible study that my husband and I did years ago. It focuses on knowing and doing the will of God. • Boxes for Katje by Candace Fleming - This is a children’s book that I read each year to my students. It is based on a true story and takes place after World War II. It's about a young girl in America who, with her town, sends several packages to a young girl and her small town in Holland. The packages include needs the people have like soap, canned goods, sugar, socks, etc. The packages help the town make it through a long hard winter. FACULTY SPOTLIGHT 7

SHILOH TODAY CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES Springdale Chamber of Commerce Leadership In April, the Shiloh students in Springdale Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership got to tour Air Evacuation, Northwest Medical Center, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital Northwest as part of their Community Health Day. They explored the air evacuation helicopter, toured an operating room and state of the art imaging center, and learned about how the Children’s Hospital Northwest serves our region. The Springdale Chamber’s Junior Leadership Program is a seven-month program designed and implemented by the Leadership Springdale Alumni Association. The program introduces ninth grade students from each junior high in Springdale to personal growth opportunities. Junior Leadership challenges each participant to enhance their self-esteem, discover and begin to learn what leadership is, to strengthen their desire and confidence, and to explore career path options. Participants, who are selected by school administrators, meet once a month for seven months. The curriculum explores key aspects of the community as well as fundamental leadership and team building concepts. 8 CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

SUMMER 2022 Quiz Bowl Quiz Bowl is a competitive, academic, interscholastic activity for which players attend weekly practices and represent their school at varsity tournaments. The Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association is an organization working for a competition that operates under the umbrella of the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA). This year, Shiloh’s Quiz Bowl team was Coached by Mark Tyler and Debara Houser and led by a core group of seniors including Isaac Thompson, Titus Sutterfield, Payton Yates, Eli Schulz, Wilson Jones, and Sophia Burasco. Junior, Ben Griffey, served as captain, and senior, Wilson Jones also filled the position. Sophomores Tessa Sluyter and Hallee Harp faithfully practiced, played, and rounded out the team. Anchor players this year were mainly seniors, because they had the greatest exposure to pure academics. Out of the 4A Regional and State Tournaments, two players were recognized as All-Tournament and All-State players: Isaac Thompson and Eli Schulz. Due to the success of the team at the regional level, where they came in 2nd place (out scoring 7 of 8 schools), they were invited to the State Tournament in April and the 40th Annual National Academic Championship held in New Orleans during the summer. welcome New head coach! Shiloh Christian School is happy to announce Heath Petten as the new Head Girls Basketball Coach! Coach Petten graduated from Evangel University where he played basketball and studied Biology. He served as the Head Basketball Coach for the senior high girls teams at Bloomburg and Queen City, TX. He has coached all levels of boys basketball and brings a wealth of knowledge and coaching experience. Coach Petten served as the Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Shiloh for five years, and he spent the past year working as an Assistant Basketball Coach at Farmington. He brings experience as an Athletic Director and as the head coach of several additional sports. Heath and his wife Paige have two children, Kherington and Parker. CLUBS & ACTIVITIES 9

CHAMPIONS HALL In the fall, Shiloh Christian School debuted their new state of the art 16,000 sq.ft. education facility “Champions Hall." Champions Hall will become the new entrance for the secondary school and provide a world class science lab, STEM room, and six other innovative classrooms. This space will also provide a school spirit shop, functional seating space for students, and beautiful offices for administrative personnel. RENOVATIONS


SEC GYM Over the past year, several modifications were made in the SEC Gym. Shiloh's basketball and volleyball coaching staff brainstormed a court design to change the face of the court. They consulted with the company that surfaces Bud Walton Arena and came up with an incredible new design. The company implemented the new court design and the entire gym was painted with a color scheme to match. Additionally, new entrance doors were installed, coordinating paint was applied in the foyer, and signs distinguishing home, away, and concessions were installed. We are excited for the future of our basketball and volleyball programs! 12 RENOVATIONS



FELLOWSHIP GYM In conjunction with the SEC Gym renovation, the color scheme and updates were continued in the Fellowship Gym, which serves as a practice gym and cafeteria for all Shiloh students. The entire gym received a fresh coat of paint, and the ceiling above the court was blacked out. Along the edge of the court, the old ceiling and lights were removed and replaced with a brand new ceiling and LED lights. These modifications have made a significant impact on the players' practice experience each day. RENOVATIONS 15

Washington D.C. GME Trips Shiloh Global Mission Experience Washington, District of Columbia December 12 - 19 • 16 Students ith f er • Team Leaders: Kei McDaniel, Jill Smithson served the community in various ways during the week. They distributed boxes of cookies and shared the gospel with families who visited a local church to learn/practice English. They also packed and distributed backpacks with school supplies, and partnered with a church at the Shalaam Center in Baltimore to distribute food/supply bags. This team shared the love of Christ and served others well during their time in D.C. 16 GME TRIPS

SUMMER 2022 Wellsburg, West Virginia December 12-19 • 18 Students • • Trip Leaders: Chris Sutterfield, Alicia Brown The Wellsburg, West Virginia GME team began their trip with a prayer walk through the town of Wellsburg. They prepared and delivered 400 gift bags to the teachers at Brooke Count Schools, and painted rooms at Riverview Baptist Chapel in Wellsburg and Faith Community Church in Wheeling. The students also sang Christmas carols door-to-door, cleaned up a playground at the primary school, and sorted clothes at the alternative high school. They loved serving and getting to know the people of this community. New Orleans, Louisiana December 12-19 • 27 Students • Trip Leaders: Clif Anderson, Jill Langham The New Orleans GME team partnered with Refuge Church. After a day of orientation, they spent their mornings in coffee shops talking to people and their afternoons cleaning storm drains. They also partnered with a local church to provide a hot meal for the homeless and distributed flyers around the city for a community food distribution center. The New Orleans team is grateful to be a small part of planting seeds, serving, and sharing the gospel in a city with many lost people. Denver, Colorado December 12-19 • 27 Students • Trip Leaders: Jason Stewart, Christy Lentine, Tina McDonald The Denver GME team worked alongside the pastors of Connection Church, a new church plant in Longmont, CO. After they learned about the people and the area, they served and loved the community in various ways throughout the week. Their main project was preparing over 3,500 snack bags and distributing them to businesses all over the city. We are proud of these students for sharing the love of Jesus by serving people in the Denver area. GME TRIPS 17

GRE INGS by Dr. Jeff Crawford A set of most unusual circumstances led me to Shiloh Christian School in the fall of 1997. I had recently graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with my Master of Divinity, and I was looking for a place of ministry with few prospects in front of me. A friend serving on the student staff at Cross Church (then First Baptist Church of Springdale) reached out and asked if I’d be interested in teaching Bible to teenagers. The current principal, Randy Goldsmith, was my friend's former football coach from Fort Smith Christian. He said Randy was interested in hiring Shiloh’s first full time Bible teacher if the fall enrollment was large enough to allow for it in the budget. I had a degree, a wife, two kids...and no job. I enthusiastically said YES. The enrollment goal was hit (approximately 600-700 students back then), and that’s how I began teaching Bible classes to 9th-12th grade students and also serving as the school’s Campus Pastor. At the time, I had no idea of the road God had put me on and where it would actually lead. I knew a lot about the Bible, 18 DR. JEFF CRAWFORD I had been a student pastor so I loved teenagers, but I knew nothing about education or teaching. Preaching a sermon on Wednesday to teenagers who’d just stuffed their faces with free pizza was one thing. Teaching about the Old Testament tabernacle to sophomores on a Thursday morning was a whole other animal. But I was embraced by my colleagues – seasoned vets in the classroom – who had pity on me and encouraged me and gave me pointers. In short order, I fell in love with everything that is Shiloh Christian School. My first few years teaching Bible and ministering to the students were outstanding. I especially loved cheering for my students on the field/court, in the band, on the sidelines, etc. The fact that Shiloh was “small” compared to public schools meant any student had an opportunity to do whatever they wanted in terms of clubs or extracurriculars. I particularly loved getting creative with how I taught my Bible classes in order to connect and keep the students engaged. I wanted to make Bible class something that the students couldn’t wait to ABOVE Dr. Jeff Crawford with his wife, Julie, their four children, and their grandchildren. 01. Dr. Crawford in his Bible classroom in 1998. 02. A photo from a Shiloh brochure featuring Dr. Crawford and a student. 03. Dr. Crawford speaking at Cross Church Pinnacle Hills. 04. Cross Church staff members praying for Dr. Crawford and his wife. 05. Dr. Crawford serving on a Shiloh GME mission trip in 2021.

experience versus just another class they “had” to take. I think we succeeded. To this day I get a kick out of former students reminding of the various “simulations” we would run in class. What a ride it was to be on the front lines of new growth that Shiloh experienced over the next four years. Gus Malzahn was our football coach and was taking the school to athletic heights we’d never known, including multiple state championships. A new principal had taken the reigns of leadership and Dr. Clarence “Chick” Holland became a fast friend and mentor in my life. In the same way the school was growing, he encouraged me to grow personally, by pursuing my doctorate. I was reluctant. My job kept me incredibly busy, plus my two kids, Garrett and Madison, were now enrolled in Shiloh elementary so Julie and I were also busy parents. But Dr. Holland was insistent, providing the space in my schedule on the school side to make it possible. 01 But with growth comes growing pains. 02 After four years at Shiloh the Lord revealed to me that it could be time to move on. I was pretty sure I wasn’t supposed to teach Bible forever, as much as I loved the students, parents, and my colleagues. Several churches reached out to me but nothing came of it. Then Pastor Ronnie Floyd approached me. FBC Springdale was doing something new. Something bold. A second campus in the Pinnacle Hills area of Rogers. Would I consider leaving Shiloh and joining the church staff? Everything seemed to come together at that point. I said yes, but it was more difficult than I expected to leave the school I loved. It was an amazing year, that first year on staff at our Pinnacle Hills Campus. I finished my doctorate, Julie was pregnant with our third child, and we were building a house. Then Pastor Floyd came to me again. It was a change your life kind of meeting. The ask: Would I consider (after only one year on the church staff) coming back to Shiloh to serve as the secondary dean? I was floored. I felt unqualified, but the school was continuing DR. JEFF CRAWFORD 19

01 03 SHILOH TODAY to experience incredible growth and they believed that I had favor with students, parents, and teachers and was the leader the school needed in that position. On faith I stepped out. I had one condition though. I’d only do it if I was allowed to teach one class - the senior level worldview class. The next four years were marvelous. I think I actually pulled off the dean thing...not because I am so great, but because we had the absolute best faculty. I mean top tier, A-list professionals. I just released them. Empowered them. Supported them. Encouraged them. It was a perfect union - something God put together for sure. There is no way “man” could have accomplished this. After four years, the Lord finally did call me away from Shiloh. My family moved to Fort Smith where I served as senior pastor of Grand Avenue Baptist Church, but the school kept growing in enrollment, program, ministry, and scope - constantly maturing. I truly did believe my family had experienced the last of Shiloh in our lives. Until seven years later, Pastor Floyd called again to invite me to come back. Not to Shiloh this time, but to join the church staff. We said yes. And so we returned. One of the BEST parts was that Garrett came back as a senior and was able to graduate from Shiloh. Madison would go on to graduate from Shiloh two years later. And then Grayson six years after that. Currently, Marcela is a senior set to graduate this year. I have grown from a guy with no job, taking a long shot chance at teaching Bible, to helping lead Shiloh, to being a parent with what soon will be four Shiloh graduates. The school is in my bones. It’s part of my DNA. The eight years I spent serving the school are hands down the Golden Years of my ministry. former students, many of whom now have their own kids at Shiloh. And a few of those same former students now teach and coach at Shiloh. I’ve conducted the marriages of countless 03 Shiloh has grown far beyond what it was when I served the school. Last year Shiloh had over 1,100 students. Unbelievable. The past was great. No doubt. But I firmly believe what lies ahead will be even greater, and I look forward to watching it all happen. 05 02 04 To give financially and become a part of the Shiloh Legacy, visit www.shilohsaints.org/legacy 22 20 DR. JEFF CRAWFORD

Shiloh Christian School was founded in 1976 as a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Springdale, Arkansas, under the leadership of Pastor Cliff Palmer. The Board Minutes of March 24, 1976 indicate that Mr. Oakley Long was hired as the first superintendent. The school opened in Fall 1976 with fifteen workers. One hundred eighty students from kindergarten - 6th grade were enrolled. A new grade was added each year, and Shiloh graduated its first high school class in 1983, with twelve students. Today, with a staff of more than 160 and two locations, Shiloh is equipping over 1,300 students from PreK4 - 12th grade from all over Northwest Arkansas to be the next generation of godly leaders. CELEBRATING 45 YEARS 21 "How amazing it is to celebrate 45 years of Shiloh Christian School. Countless lives have been impacted during this time, my own life being one of them. The lessons I learned from coaches and teachers stick with me and influence me all these years later. As a parent of kids that now attend Shiloh, I continue to see the fruit of this incredible ministry. As the Pastor of Cross Church, I cannot express the impact that Shiloh has contributed to the life and mission of our church. We're here to reach people for Jesus, and Shiloh helps fulfill that mission!" Nick Floyd, Senior Pastor - Cross Church

SHILOH TODAY SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES Boys Basketball Check out what Shiloh's sports teams have achieved! 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 a third straight year, qualified for the State Tournament, and made the Elite 8! The Saints lost to Little Rock Mills (defending State Champions) in the State Tournament. Junior, Bodie Neal, and Seniors, JC Philip and Kahlil Mobley received All-Conference honors. Girls Basketball The Lady Saints Basketball team finished their 2021-22 season with a 13-13 record. In the pre-conference season, the Lady Saints got off to a great start beating several teams that made deep runs in their respective state tournaments. Heading into the Christmas break, the Lady Saints sported an impressive winning record and finished off the “pre-season” with a runner-up finish in the Bill Frye Holiday Tournament. The Lady Saints ended the season with a big win in tournament play over Pea Ridge, but came up short the following round to Gentry. Hailey Tunnell and Maiesha Washington received All-Conference honors. Golf The 2021 Saints Golf season began with the boys team winning the Ultimate Auto Golf Tournament in Mountain Home. The girls had their best finish to date in this tournament coming in at 4th place. The boys team won district with an upset over a formidable Farmington team, which qualified them for the State Tournament. The girls also finished 2nd behind Harrison, and qualified for the State Tournament. This is the first time in six years that both teams qualified for the State Tournament where the girls team finished 8th with Lauren Eldridge anchoring the team with an 88 and the Boys team finished in tie for 2nd with Brant Fowler anchoring the team with an 81. Volleyball The Shiloh Varsity Volleyball team finished 29-5-3 on the season. They were undefeated in conference (16-0) and won the conference tournament earning their 11th conference championship in 12 years. The Lady Saints hosted the 4A State Tournament and defeated Wynne in the first round and Pulaski Academy in the quarterfinals, then lost to the 6-time defending State Champions Valley View in the semifinals. Bella Bonanno, Laila Creighton, Rylee Kallesen, and Ryan Russell were named 4A All-State. Madelyn Sestak was named 4A All-State Honorable Mention. Bella Bonanno, Kate Brown, Laila Creighton, Rylee Kallesen, Ryan Russell, Madelyn Sestak, and Savvy Williams were named 4A NW All-Conference. Bella Bonanno and Ryan Russell were named to the 4A State Tournament All-Tournament Team. 22 SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES

SUMMER 2022 Wrestling Shiloh Wrestling started and finished with the largest roster in program history. Through the regular season, they finished 5-1 in duals vs 4A opponents which earned them the #2 seed going into the Dual State Tournament. They defeated Arkadelphia in the finals 56-24 becoming the 2022 Dual State Champions. The following week at the 4A North conference tournament, the Saints finished with the team title and ten placers. In the State Tournament, they fell short of their ultimate goal and finished as the 2022 State Runner-Up with 9 state placers including Gavin Garcia, Preston Katzer, Jacob Solomon, Tavis Nguyen, Dax Widger, Tristan Jackson, Will Brown, Cameron Arellano, and Brent Gwatney. Jacob Solomon is the 126lb 2X State Champion. Trap Shooting The Shiloh Trap season was very successful. Despite shooting in snow and heavy rain for most of the season, they had six people shoot their first 25/25 and two shoot their first 50/50. They had two junior squads (6th-8th grades) qualify for state with one of the teams coming in third and making the winner’s podium. Four of the senior squads (9th-12th grades) qualified for state with seven of them shooting in the top 25 out of over 500 shooters in the region. Soccer The Lady Saints Varsity Soccer team finished their season with a 10-3-2 record. They were the 4A West Conference Champions and Coach Denise Bonanno was named coach of the year for the 4A West Conference. The team defeated Wynne High School in the first round of the 4A State Tournament, then fell to the State Champion Pulaski Academy team in the quarterfinal game. 4A West AllConference players include: Regan West, Bella Bonanno, Gabby Bradshaw, Lily Alexander, Avery Beers, Brooklynn Bonanno, Emily Orsburne, and Lizzy Howell. 4A All-State honors include: Regan West, Bella Bonanno, and Gabby Bradshaw. Brooklyn Bonanno made the 4A State All-Tournamet Team. Cheer The 55 athletes involved in Shiloh Cheer participated in UCA and NCA home camps, hosted the annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser and cheered with over 120 future Shiloh cheerleaders at the Annual Elementary Cheer Clinic in September. The senior high competition team had a successful year finishing as a top team in local and state competitions, including receiving Runner-Up honors at the AAA State Cheer Competition in Hot Springs in December. The pinnacle of the season was traveling to Orlando, Florida to compete in the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports where they finished 4th in the nation in the Medium Varsity Non-Tumbling Category of 72 high school teams from around the country. SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES 23

SHILOH TODAY SPORTS SUMMARIES continued Tennis With 45 students on the tennis roster, including 10 seniors, Shiloh set a record for number of players on one team in a single season. Thirteen players made the travel squad and competed in conference matches with a combined team record of 6-2. Four players reached the state tournament, and Kendall Ferm made it to the state semifinals and was selected to the 4A All-State Tennis Team. There are currently 52 players on the roster for the 2022 season and expectations are high for the upcoming team to reach our goal of winning another state championship. Track & Field The Saints Track & Field teams had a successful season. The JH Girls won the Gravette Lion Relays and finished second at the Conference Meet. The SH Girls All-Conference honors included Mollie Cole, Madelyn Sestak, Olivia Grace Silvey, Caroline Hill, Elly McDonald, and Sydney Wyand. Mollie Cole earned All-State honors and set a conference record in 300M Hurdles. The SH Boys All-Conference honors included Cooper Hutchinson, Luke Sluyter, Jacob Solomon, Seth Lowe, Josiah Thurlby, and Eli Wisdom. The boys relay teams set conference records in the 4x100 and 4x200. Seth Lowe set a conference record with a high jump of 6’6”. Twelve athletes qualified for the state meet where Mollie Cole finished third in the 100M Hurdles and second in the 300M Hurdles. Cross Country In 2021, the Saints XC team of 28 athletes hosted 1,300 runners in their 12th Annual Saints Invitational Meet. This season twelve athletes earned 56 medals, and the team brought home seven trophies, ending a 7-year drought. They had five first place finishes by three athletes including Caroline Hill, Colby O'Leary, and Matthew Thurman. Austin O'Leary was the first boy in Shiloh school history to earn All-Conference Honors three years in a row, and his twin brother Colby was the 1-4A Conference Champion. Caroline Hill and Katie Ditch earned All-State honors. Baseball The Saints Baseball team started their season with one of the most difficult non-conference schedules in the state. During this time, the Saints played five teams who eventually were state finalists in higher classifications starting off 1-8. The Saints went on to win 16 of their next 21 games, finishing runner up in the district tournament, qualifying for the state tournament, and finishing as one of the top four teams in the state in the 4A classification. Caleb Anderson earned 4A All-State Honors. All-Conference team members include: Ben Baker, Caleb Anderson, Dakota Goble, Luke Bowerman, Miles Nantze, Cooper McCall, Graham Jones, and Cooper Hutchinson. Check out what Shiloh's sports teams have achieved! 24 SPORTS: SEASON SUMMARIES

SUMMER 2022 Football Shiloh Football made another Championship run in 2021 but fell short in the state finals. The team was led by 21 experienced seniors that accomplished many victories on and off the field. These seniors leave a very decorated legacy winning 41 games and playing in three straight State Championships in a row. Kaden Henley will play for the Arkansas Razorbacks this fall and left Shiloh Football as one of most highly recruited defensive players in school history. On the way to the Championship, the Saints were undefeated in the 1-4A Conference Champions for the fourth year in a row and will be making the move to the 5A West Conference next season. Congratulations Mr. & Miss SCS! Homecoming 2021 Colors Day 2022 LILY ALEXANDER AND COOPER HUTCHINSON KATHLEEN MURPHREE AND COOPER MCCALL 25 25

Pam Bodenstein Tell me about what brought you to Shiloh and about your career: I began my career at Shiloh in 1995 when I was a 32-year-old mother of four young boys. I wanted a job that would allow me to be with my sons and to be on their school schedule. At the time, I was a paid preschool worker at Cross Church (First Baptist Church, Springdale). A good friend of mine told me about an opening in the cafeteria. Three of my sons were already attending Shiloh, so I quickly applied. I was hired and my first position in the cafeteria was a salad bar preparer. In 2001 I was promoted, and I became the Food Service Manager. This has been my role for the past 21 years. 26 PAM BODENSTEIN

SUMMER 2022 Tell me about your family: I was married to my late husband, Kevin, for 21 and a half years when he was called home. During our marriage, we were blessed with four sons; Jon, Nathan, Greg and Travis, who are all Shiloh graduates. Jon is married to Kristen, and they blessed me with their children Jake and Katy. Nathan is married to Staci, and they blessed me with their children Rylee, Karsen, Max, and Mayes. Travis is married to Dia, and they blessed me with their son, Walt. Six of my seven grandchildren now attend Shiloh, and I see them daily. Greg is an employee of Cross Church, where he serves as the print shop manager. Tell me what a typical day at work is like for you: With the fast pace of the cafeteria and the various ways I serve the school and the church, I don’t have typical days! Sometimes I start my day in the kitchen as early as 5:30 a.m. with church events (catering breakfast for morning Bible studies or discipleship groups) that run straight into my school day. Each day, we serve approximately 300 elementary students, 430 secondary students, and up to 75 church and school staff members in our cafeteria. I am responsible for the cafeteria safety and health standards, planning the menus, and maintaining/purchasing our supplies and food. I also cater many of the sports banquets and staff meals on campus throughout the year. There are days that I finish lunch service and I immediately begin to prepare and serve meals for events in the evening. What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite part of working at Shiloh is getting to be around the nicest people in the world. I love my job, and I love getting to know people. It brings me joy to see my grandchildren every day at lunch. I also have a staff of nine ladies in the cafeteria that minister to me on a daily basis. What is the most valuable lesson you have learned during your time at Shiloh? Over the years, I have learned to be truly grateful for all my blessings and that God has a perfect plan for all of His children. What I thought was going to be a simple part-time job at Shiloh became a lifetime of memories and blessings for me. God saw the big picture, and He knew what I was called to do and where I needed to be. I am finishing up my 27th year serving here, and I can’t imagine life without my Shiloh family and my church family. PAM BODENSTEIN 27

SHILOH TODAY Class of 2022 Shiloh Christian School’s 40th graduating class of 77 students was honored in a memorable ceremony on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. After the processional, Braden Lymburner introduced Shiloh’s Superintendent, Mr. Keith McDaniel, who welcomed the families of the class of 2022. Next, Sophia Burasco read the class scriptures found in 1 Corinthians 15:57-58, which reads, “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain,” and Joshua 1:9 and which reads, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Wilson Jones 77 graduated % 44 AC 57 30+ AC T offered $11,247,680 in scholarships 57 graduated with honors 34 with distinguished honors 14 scored a 30+ on the ACT completed 2,125 total hours of college credit 16 students graduated as iThink scholars 28 CLASS OF 2022

SUMMER 2022 led a special prayer for his classmates, followed by the Distinguished Honor Graduate Presentation by Keith McDaniel. Following the presentation, Eli Schulz, represented all Distinguished Honor graduates and shared a special message on behalf of his classmates. After the Class of 2022 video was introduced by Will Harris, Lauren Wyand introduced Mr. Charlie Solomon, Shiloh Board Member, who delivered an encouraging Commencement Address. The Presentation of Diplomas was given by Shiloh Principal, Mr. Jacob Gill, and the graduate names were read by Mr. Brant Breeding. Before the recessional, Mr. McDaniel gave the closing remarks and Luke Nesmith led the benediction. Congratulations to the incredible Class of 2022! CLASS OF 2022 29

SHILOH TODAY SCS BAND by Stephen Hunt The Shiloh Christian band program has a tradition of success and highquality performance. The 20212022 school year was no different. To start the year, we obtained a brand-new equipment trailer complete with a full wrap of Shiloh graphics and school spirit. This trailer has been invaluable to our marching band as we travel to away football games, competitions, playoff games, and off-campus concerts. To date, in just one school year the trailer has hauled equipment over 2,300 miles! Another big upgrade was the addition of a percussion-only class for beginning 6th grade band members. Up until this point, the beginning brass and percussion students were in a joint class. By splitting this class into percussion and brass-only courses, we are able to greatly improve the abilities of our band members by providing more individualized instruction. In the Fall, the marching band performed at each home football game, as well as at games across the state and in Oklahoma, and at the State Championship game at War Memorial Stadium. In October, we traveled to Missouri and competed at the Branson Marching Invitational Contest. We placed 30 B NDAND second in our division, and brought home an award for Best Music. At Region Marching Contest, we received a second Division Excellent Rating. We also competed at State Marching Contest at War Memorial Stadium and earned an Excellent rating there as well. To wrap up the season, we performed at the State Championship football game at War Memorial. To begin concert season, our annual Christmas Concert was held in early December. The 6th Grade, 7th Grade, and High School Bands performed some seasonal favorites. The High School Band performed again at the school’s Christmas Chapel. In the Spring, the bands all performed at the annual Spring Concert and Awards in March. Some very deserving students earned various awards for their work and contribution to the program, including the John Philip Sousa award which went to Ian Fraser, the Marching Band Award earned by Luke , the Director s Award Nesmi and A A an AwaAw d ea rd e th e D ’ halftime sho e im xp orati xp p l nyny, , atio eo ma ha Springdale High School and earned a first Division Superior Rating in prepared music and sight reading! As we head in to the new school year, the program is excited to continue its trend of increased enrollment and highquality performances and competitions. Our first performance in the fall will be at the annual Blue/Gold Game on Friday, August 12, after two weeks of summer tw loration of a favorite pastime of , video games! Go Saints! how n o a favori o gam w e time o Go Sai ain o w w ban an ban w t d ay Au, A gust of s ay w rehearsal. Our eek f s r his fa rsal. Ou ll will ll will be an il er went to Miles Nantze, and the Color Guard Award was received by Sara Grace Larkin. Other awards, such as the “Most Likely to get a Mouthpiece Stuck in Their Instrument” award, and the “Step Off with Your (Other) Left Foot” award were given to some very deserving students! A week later, the High School Band competed at Region Concert Assessment at

SUMMER 2022 Retirements Thank you for faithfully serving Shiloh Christian School! Debi Creekmore - 13 years Mrs. Creekmore began her career at Shiloh as a third grade teacher on the Springdale Campus and transitioned to the Pinnacle Hills Campus to serve as assistant principal when it opened 10 years ago. Her two children graduated from Shiloh, and she has positively impacted the lives of many elementary students and families over the years. Debbie Diehm - 28 years Mrs. Diehm has successfully launched hundreds of Shiloh graduates into the world as a College/Career Counselor for the past 20 years, but she began her career at Shiloh as a teacher. She has taught Spanish (Conversational, I & 2) along with various English classes, served as head of these departments, and sponsored many clubs. Her three daughters graduated from Shiloh and now she will enjoy additional time with her grandchildren! Terri Garrison - 25 Years “Mrs. G” began her teaching career at Shiloh in 1997 and has taught 10th - 12th grade English classes, Christian Literature, and Shakespearean Literature. She is known for her warmth and genuine love for her students. Mrs. G’s four children graduated from Shiloh, and now several of her grandchildren are also Shiloh Saints. Denise Sabatini - 22 Years Since 2000, Mrs. Sabatini has served Shiloh as an excellent administrative assistant to several secondary deans and principals. She has also served as a liaison for teachers/staff, organized secondary substitutes, and kept attendance for students. Her four children graduated from Shiloh, and she has loved seeing her grandchildren on campus the past several years. Alumni Updates Rhett Lashlee - Class of 2002 In 2021, Rhett Lashlee was named the new Head Coach for the Southern Methodist University Mustangs. He played on the Saints Football State Championship teams in 1999 and 2001. He holds a national record with 171 career touchdowns from 1999-2001. He is the former offensive coordinator of the Miami Hurricanes, SMU, UConn, and Auburn. He and his wife, Lauren, have four children. Alumni Relations ALICIA BROWN aliciab@shilohsaints.org (479) 756-1140 RETIREMENTS & ALUMNI UPDATES 31

Alumni Tailgate On October 1, 2021 Shiloh hosted the fourth annual Homecoming Alumni Tailgate. On this fun and memorable night, over 50 of Shiloh’s alumni (along with their families) came out to enjoy the beautiful evening and fellowship. Attendees played family games, enjoyed a meal from Sassy’s BBQ and Beaver Tails dessert truck, and they watched the defending State Championship Saints play football. The 2022 Homecoming Alumni Tailgate is planned for Friday, September 23rd 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! RSVP today at www.shilohsaints.org/ resources/alumni 32 SHILOH

ampions Stadium Parking Lot riday, Sep tember 23 :30 PM - 7:00 pm h Alumni, please make plans to attend our Homecoming Tailgate! Food Family Entertainment e Admission to the Game RSVP at: www.ShilohSaints.org/Resources/Alumni Alumni T-Shirt 33

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