FBCA Names it's Top Students of 2018
It is the mission of Fort Bend Christian Academy to equip students to thrive spiritually, academically, socially and physically, and it is the hope of the FBCA community that graduates serve God first, in all areas of life and in whatever vocation they are ultimately led. The top students in the Class of 2018 represent the values of FBCA with their athletic and academic performance as well as their dedication to leadership and service.
The Class of 2018 commencement ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Sugar Creek Baptist Church.
Joselyn Yang was named the Fort Bend Christian Academy Class of 2018 Valedictorian.
Joselyn has attended Fort Bend Christian Academy for a decade. She has served as: Co-president of Mu Alpha Theta, vice president of National Spanish Honor Society, treasurer of National Honor Society and secretary of National English Honor Society. She is also the co-founder & co-president of Future Health Professionals (HOSA) as well as a member of both Interact Club and Rho Kappa.
Miss Yang had the unique experience to intern at the Kaohsiung Min-Sheng Hospital in Taiwan under the Director of Family Medicine the summer before her senior year. She has also traveled with Student Leadership University (SLU) to San Antonio, Washington D.C and Europe. This summer, she plans to intern at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics. She has served various philanthropic and mission-oriented organizations including: the Houston Food Bank, Elijah Rising/Kendleton Farms, Project Linus, Sole Hope and more.
She has earned multiple awards including: FBCA Academic Excellence Award in Honors Biology, Honors World History, Spanish III, Honors Pre-Calculus, third place at TAPPS State Competition Ready Writing, FBCA Scholar Athlete Award in cross country (four years) and Most Improved Runner of the Year in varsity cross country.
After obtaining a degree in Medicine, Health and Society from either John Hopkins University or Vanderbilt University, she plans to attend medical school and pursue a career as an emergency physician.
Joselyn Yang is the daughter of Dah-Tseng Yang and Nina Yang of Sugar Land, Texas.
Kolton Kaminski was named the Fort Bend Christian Academy Class of 2018 Salutatorian.
An FBCA “lifer,” Kolton Kaminski has attended the school for 13 years. Kolton has served as: president of Student Council, chaplain of NHS and the International Thespian Society, and as the Spanish Club officer. He is also a member of Interact, Rho Kappa and National English Honor Society.
Mr. Kaminski had the opportunity to attend the Youth Leadership Forum Business Conference. He has served philanthropic and mission-oriented organizations in Florida, North Carolina, Washington D.C. and the Dominican Republic. Kolton’s awards include TAPPS State One Act Champion and first place in the Ready Writing Competition.
He plans to study Finance or Supply Chain Management at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. His long-term goal is to study law.
Kolton is the son of Timothy Kaminski and Patti Parish-Kaminski of Missouri City, Texas.
Fort Bend Christian Academy is a private school in Sugar Land, Texas. For more information about the school, visit the website at www.fortbendchristian.org.