Hi Falcon Families!
I’m Tonya Bronson, and it’s an honor to serve as Director of College Guidance at United Faith Christian Academy (UFCA).
For the past six years I served as Admissions Director at UFCA, and I’m passionate about the mission of our school. It’s a privilege to work at a school where Biblical integration is seamlessly woven into everything we do, allowing students to grow academically, socially, and spiritually. I love the opportunity students are given to step out of their comfort zones and discover their God-given gifts.
My favorite memory at UFCA was attending commencement my first year as Admissions Director. I didn’t know the graduating class as well as my colleagues. Having only been exposed to larger school settings, I was touched by the family atmosphere at UFCA and how each individual faculty and student adds value to the community.
I’m excited to have the opportunity to work more closely with students and families at the high school level. As a parent of a college student, I understand that navigating the college admissions process can seem complex. As a resource and point of contact for our integrated college guidance, my goal is to ensure each student knows they are valued, unique, and well-equipped with guidance and resources.
If you are interested in Honors/AP classes please take this quick Honors Self-Evaluation
The AP program allows students to take college-level courses and exams, and to earn college credit or placement while still in high school. The exam costs $94.00 and is due in October. The exams are given in May.
AP courses offered at United Faith Christian Academy
- AP Government and Politics
- AP US History
- AP Studio Art 2D/3D
A number of other AP courses are offered through North Carolina Virtual Public School. See the guidance counselor for your options.
Career and College Promise
The Career and College Promise Program allows high school students who qualify to enroll in community college courses while still attending their home school. These courses can be used for dual credit in order to meet high school graduation requirements as well as accumulating towards an associate’s degree or as a plan to meet general education requirements in the college or university setting.
Forensic Science Camp at Appalachian State University gives you the opportunity to investigate a suspicious arson, detect and classify fingerprints, identify unknown drugs, compare trace evidence using a microscope, and detect gunshot residue just like professional investigators. June 24-27 or July 15-18. Cost is $459 before 3/31 ($484 after 3/31.) Pick up an application in guidance or register online at www.camps.appstate.edu
Check out all the summer programs offered by UNC Charlotte!
The Project SEED program is accepting applications from qualified 10th and 11th grade disadvantaged students. Project SEED is a cost-free statewide, year-round science enrichment program for academically talented students. The program includes a paid summer internship, Saturday Academy (Sept-May), and the Princeton Review SAT Preparation course. First year students will receive a $3000 stipend and second year students will receive $3,500. (No need for a summer job.) Qualified applicants must have completed Chemistry by the end of this school year.
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