WSA in the News
May News Coverage for Westminster
Downs Receives All-State Golf Honors
Freshman Evan Downs received All-State honors with a round of 74 at the GISA Class AAA state golf tournament on May 13. For more information, visit The Augusta Chronicle article.
April News Coverage for Westminster
Newton to Attend West Point Leadership Program
Junior Will Newton has been selected to attend West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience in June. Read more in The Augusta Chronicle.
Maddox, Westminster Boys Advance to State Semis
Wes Maddox and the Westminster boys tennis team defeated the Weber School 3-2 to win a spot in the 3-A semifinals.
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Wildcats Advance to State Semifinals
The Westminster boys varsity soccer team is headed to the state semifinals after their win over The Weber School on April 25. View more details and a slideshow of pictures from The Augusta Chronicle.
Westminster Boys, Girls Soccer Teams Advance in the State Playoffs
Wes Maddox Claims GISA Class AAA Title for Westminster
Senior Wes Maddox took home the GISA Class AAA state singles tennis championship on April 23. Read more from The Augusta Chronicle.
Nina McCallie Selected as WJBF Scholar Athlete of the Week
Westminster Teacher Among SRNS Grant Winners
Westminster fifth-grade teacher Theresa Bone received a $750 grant from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions to help fund science, math and technology programs in her classroom. Read more in the April 19 article by The Augusta Chronicle.
March News Coverage for Westminster
Augusta Prep, Westminster Split Region Soccer Games
The Augusta Chronicle covered the boys and girls soccer games against Augusta Prep on March 28. The WSA boys soccer team won 4-0, while the WSA girls team lost 3-0. Read the news article and see photos from the girls game on the Chronicle’s website.
Breakaway from Brain Cancer, the fundraiser organized by Westminster senior and 2012 Homecoming Queen Nina McCallie, was held on March 17. View an article about the event and a slideshow of pictures by The Augusta Chronicle.
Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition Winners
Several Westminster students were listed in the Richmond County Neighbors section of The Augusta Chronicle on March 14 for placing in the Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition held at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art.
Westminster Staying in GISA
In a March 12 article in The Augusta Chronicle, Athletic Director Andrew Bryan discusses Westminster’s decision to stay in the Georgia Independent School Association.
February News Coverage for Westminster
Westminster Senior Raising Money for Cancer Patients
Westminster senior and 2012 Homecoming Queen Nina McCallie has created the Augusta-area event called Breakaway from Brain Cancer to help raise money for brain cancer patients at Georgia Regents University Cancer Center. See news coverage from WRDW-TV News 12, WJBF News Channel 6 and WFXG-Fox 54:WFXG Fox54 Augusta-Your News One Hour Earlier
Westminster a Win Away from the GISA Title Game
Our varsity boys basketball team is hard at work getting ready for their Final Four game in Macon on March 1. View news coverage from WRDW-TV News 12 that aired last night.
Varsity Boys Basketball Advances to State Quarterfinals
The Wildcat boys varsity basketball team upset #1 seed Stratford 49-45 in their own gym on Feb. 21 to advance to the state quarterfinals on Feb. 23. Read more and view video highlights from the Macon Telegraph.
Congratulations to senior Hope Patterson for being named the 2013 STAR student from Westminster Schools of Augusta. She selected Upper School Latin Teacher Randall Nichols as her STAR teacher. Hope and Mr. Nichols were honored by the Augusta Kiwanis Club at a meeting on Feb. 11 at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church. View coverage from The Augusta Chronicle and WRDW News Channel 12.
“Kick It Up A Notch” Annual Auction
Attendees at Westminster’s annual auction were “Spotted” by The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 8. View the photos by clicking here.
January News Coverage for Westminster
On Jan. 22, the Westminster cheerleading squad was presented with their 2012 Class AAA state championship rings during halftime of the boys varsity basketball game. NBC 26 and WJBF Channel 6 were there to cover the ceremony and highlights of the boys and girls varsity basketball games.
Westminster Gives Back to the Community
On Jan. 3-4, 200 Westminster Upper School students participate in the first-ever Winterim, a hands-on opportunity to serve others throughout Augusta. View news coverage from WFXG Fox 54 below:WFXG Fox54 Augusta-Your News One Hour Earlier
December News Coverage for Westminster
Football Players Selected for Independent All-Area Football Team
Congratulations to Taylor Robertson and Ethan Lynch for making the 2012 Augusta Chronicle Independent First Team All-Area Team. Westminster also had several honorable mentions. Read the full article in the Dec. 23 issue of The Augusta Chronicle.
Westminster Welcomes New Girls Varsity Soccer Coach
Westminster has appointed Upper School Principal Joey Menendez as the new coach of the Wildcat girls varsity soccer team for the 2013 season. Follow press coverage of this Dec. 11 announcement on the WAGT and WRDW websites. The announcement was also mentioned in the Dec. 12 sports section of The Augusta Chronicle.
Susan Smith and Leisa Tebbs received the Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Independent School Association for 25 years of service to independent school education. They were recognized in the Dec. 6 issue of The Augusta Chronicle in the Richmond County Neighbors section.
November News Coverage for Westminster
The Westminster competition cheerleading squad won the GISA Class AAA State Championship Nov. 17 at John Milledge Academy in Milledgeville, Ga. This is the squad’s first state title for the Westminster cheerleading program. View the newspaper mention in the Nov. 29 Richmond County Neighbors section of The Augusta Chronicle.
October News Coverage for Westminster
Community Youth Event with TJ Mauldin
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, Westminster held a community youth event with TJ Mauldin as part of Spiritual Life Emphasis Week. View video coverage from WJBF here.
There’s An App for That
WSA Athletic Trainer Tim McLane and Coach Andrew Bryan were featured in a WJBF News Channel 6 segment on Oct. 5 on a new app to evaluate sideline concussions.
Westminster Football Sees Growth
The Augusta Chronicle featured an article on our varsity football team’s growth on the front page of the Oct. 4 Sports section.
September News Coverage for Westminster
Westminster Stays Undefeated After Beating Rival Augusta Prep
An undefeated start has made for a memorable 2012 season thus far for the Westminster Wildcats. Read more from The Augusta Chronicle’s Sept. 28 article here. You can also view video clips from the game on The Augusta Chronicle’s YouTube page.
Congratulations to Justin Gaffney who was listed in the Sept. 25 Richmond County Neighbor’s section of The Augusta Chronicle for being a BP-GOAL Scholar for 2012-13.
For many years Westminster has taken part in this national and global event. This year was no different. Upper School students gathered on Sept. 26 in Rachel’s Garden for a time of worship and corporate prayer for our school, city and nation. Lower School students also gathered by grade throughout the morning to pray. Click here to view The Augusta Chronicle’s photo slideshow of the event. There is also a video of the event on The Augusta Chronicle’s YouTube channel. WJBF and WRDW also joined us for the event.
Westminster Crushes John Hancock
Congratulations to our Wildcat varsity football team for their 68-6 win over John Hancock on Sept. 21. View stats from The Augusta Chronicle here.
Westminster Defeats Bethlehem Christian
Way to go ‘Cats! 44-6 over Bethlehem Christian for a 4-0 record! Click here to view highlights from The Augusta Chronicle.
Gridiron Knights to Host Westminster of Augusta
View a pregame article on the Bethlehem Christian vs. Westminster football game here.
Football Team at Practice
WRDW-TV News 12 popped by our football team’s practice on Sept. 11.
Westminster Undefeated at 3-0
Our AP Scholars from Richmond County were included in the Sept. 4 Richmond Neighbors section in The Augusta Chronicle. Congratulations!
Westminster an Augusta Family Favorite
Thank you Wildcats and the readers of Augusta Family Magazine for voting for us in the Augusta Family Favorites contest. 1st place for Favorite High School and 3rd place for Favorite Middle School!
August News Coverage for Westminster
Westminster Runs Record to 2-0
The Westminster varsity football team defeated Creekside Christian 41-6 on Aug. 31. To view The Augusta Chronicle’s stats from the game, click here.
Westminster Defeats Curtis Baptist
The Augusta Chronicle wrote about our varsity football team’s 21-6 victory over Curtis Baptist on Aug. 24. Read the article and view the Spotted gallery here. WRDW also held a Late Night Tailgate with the coaches, players and cheerleaders after the game. View the video here.
Westminster Looking to Take Next Step
The Augusta Chronicle featured our Wildcat football team in the sports section on Aug. 20. You can also view video clips of the interviews with Coach Andrew Bryan, Tim Nabholz and A.J. Lewis on The Augusta Chronicle’s YouTube channel.
Our Wildcat cheerleaders worked a service project on Aug. 18 and were featured in The Augusta Chronicle’s Spotted gallery! The girls provided water, parking assistance and encouragement for the runners participating in the 5k for the Fight, a fundraising run for a local man fighting cancer.
Wildcat Football Preview
WRDW filmed a preview of the Wildcat football team’s 2012 season.
Congratulations to Senior Nina McCallie who was selected by Augusta Magazine as one of the area’s top senior athletes for the 2012-2013 school year.
July News Coverage for Westminster
Principals On the Move
New Middle School Principal Brian Case and Upper School Principal Joey Menendez were featured in the On the Move section of the July 20 edition of The Augusta Chronicle.