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Micah 6:8 Leaders

Micah 6:8 Leaders
 
"He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you?
To do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God."
-Micah 6:8
 
 
Welcome to our Micah 6:8 Leaders campaign!
Throughout the fall semester, SSCA will showcase some of our Micah 6:8 Leaders who are in Grades 6-12! Read their stories below to learn more about our students and the SSCA community. Also, make sure to check out our social media outlets (Instagram and Facebook) on Micah Monday and our Weekly Warrior Newsletter to see who the Micah 6:8 Leader is for that week! 
 
What is a Micah 6:8 Leader?
A Micah 6:8 Leader is someone who impacts their community by showing others what it means to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly. They are not conformed by the things of this world or want to exalt themselves above others. Instead, they show what true leadership looks like by serving others and exalting God above all else. 
 
Micah 6:8 Student Leaders
 
 
Cole
 
Meet Cole Winer - Grade 7
Cole has been at SSCA for a total of 9 years and first came to SSCA when he was in Pre-Kindergarten. According to Cole, “a great leader is someone who has a number of great qualities. They are often humble, a good listener, a good role model who teaches others by example, and they learn from their mistakes.” Cole is making a difference in his community by setting a good example for younger students and by making sure that everyone's voices and ideas are heard while working in a group setting. While at SSCA, Cole has learned “how to build relationships with people from other cultures and towns. If I did not attend South Shore Christian Academy, I would not have learned this important quality”.
 
 
Angela
Meet Angela Gregoire - Grade 7
Angela has been at SSCA for a total of 9 years and first came to SSCA when she was in preschool. According to Angela, “a great leader is someone who doesn't follow bad decisions made by others but follows God's word and believes in it.” Angela is making a difference in her community by loving others as Jesus would and by serving her town and local churches. Angela radiates Christ’s love by evangelizing to others on behalf of Tabernacle of Glory in Boston, MA and is also a Vacation Bible School Assistant at South Shore Baptist in Hingham, MA. She also participates in community service by picking up litter in the town of Stoughton, MA. While at SSCA, Angela has learned how to teach God’s word and has also learned what it takes to be a strong, independent Christian leader.
 
 
Adam
Meet Adam Vickery - Grade 11
Adam has been at SSCA for a total of 9 years and first came to SSCA when he was in kindergarten. According to Adam, “a great leader is not only a good role model, but someone who cares and exhibits the traits in Micah 6:8. A leader is not a bystander but an activist. They don't have to be the most outspoken person, just one who notices and is there for others.” Adam is making a difference in his community by participating in a number of clubs and extracurriculars, including track and cross country. He also leads by example and is currently captain of the track and cross country team. While at SSCA, Adam has learned that it is not just important to be a good leader and to walk with Christ but it is also important to create unique relationships with everyone around him. “It is so important to have friends that care and are there to listen to you, and some of the relationships I have made are certain to last a lifetime.”
 
 
 
Beth
Meet Beth Keenan - Grade 8
Beth has been at SSCA for almost 4 years. According to Beth, “a great leader is someone who is trustworthy and is able to keep their promises”. Beth is making a difference in her community by cleaning and picking up trash for her town, the town of Stoughton, MA. She also serves her local church by making sandwiches for their homeless ministry. While at South Shore Christian Academy, Beth has learned that it is good to give everyone a chance and to not judge anyone.
 
 
 
 
 
Nathan
Meet Nathan Freitas - Grade 10
Nathan has been at SSCA for almost 2 years. According to Nathan, “a great leader is someone who motivates others to do their best but is humble enough to learn from others”. Nathan is making a difference in his community by serving at his local church, Philadelphia International Assembly Of God (PIAOG). He is currently on their worship team, where he plays the saxophone and the electric guitar, and also serves on the media team. When he is not serving at his local church, Nathan is an office assistant at his father’s business. While at South Shore Christian Academy, Nathan has learned that it is good to be humble and to be open minded since no one matter how mature someone is, there is always still room for them to learn from others.
 
Karly
 
Meet Karly Friday - Grade 9
Karly has been at SSCA for almost 2 years. According to Karly, “a great leader is someone who is willing to take charge and set a good example for others. They are also a role model and help others when they are in need.” Karly is making a difference in her community by serving her peers and by setting a good example for the younger students. She is currently serving her peers by helping them understand the class material if they need help while in class. Karly is also setting a good example for the younger students by showing them that hard work pays off. During her first year at SSCA, Karly won the Academic Excellence Award, the Micah 6:8 Award, an English Award, and a Spanish Award. While at South Shore Christian Academy, Karly has learned that it is good to have a support group and a team of people to encourage you. For Karly, the teachers at SSCA have been her support group since they made her feel welcome and were supportive when she came in as a new student last year.
 
 
 
Matt
 
Meet Matt De Paula - Grade 8
Matt is in the 8th grade and has been attending SSCA for 3 years. According to Matt, "a great leader leads by example and puts others first. They also empathize with others and with their needs." He enjoys taking STEM, robotics, engineering, and 3D printing classes at SSCA and has played the saxophone for 4 years. Matt is making a difference in his community by setting a good example for his younger siblings, peers, and church community, and enjoys sharing his life experiences with others. At SSCA, Matt has learned that "although everyone has different backgrounds and futures, we all have the same opportunity to point someone towards the light of Jesus Christ, which is the most rewarding thing anyone can ever experience."
 
 
 
Finley
 
Meet Finley Smith - Grade 12
Finley has been attending SSCA for 10 years. According to Finley, "a great leader leads by example and heeds their own advice." Finley is currently a part of the Prefect Council and the National Honor Society. In NHS, he and his classmates have contributed to multiple fundraisers, such as the Christmas Toy Drive, and will help organize a drive that supports homeless mothers. Outside of school, Finley serves at local churches by helping the VBS programs at South Shore Baptist in Hingham and the First Baptist Church in Duxbury. At SSCA, he has learned that "it is more beneficial to work with others, as a team, than to work by yourself."