FCCCS Announces Graduation Ceremonies
Fulton County Community Christian School will hold baccalaureate services Thursday, May 27, at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be former FCCCS administrator Rev. Russell Cheek. Graduation ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 28, at 7:00 p.m. Family, friends and the general public are invited to share in celebrating with the 2010 graduating class. Five seniors will be receiving their diplomas this year.
Timothy John (TJ) Leedy is the son of Tim and Jeanne Leedy, Needmore, and was one of the one of the
first students enrolled at FCCCS in 1998. TJ lettered with four years in basketball and three
years in soccer, captain of serving as co-captain of both teams. He was a member of student council four years, serving one year as president and one year as secretary and was involved in middle school and high school chorus and intramurals. He was a member of the Environmental Club, helping to lead his team to the State Envirothon competition in 2008 and 2009. TJ’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and cars. He will be attending Shippensburg University majoring in ecology and environmental biology. He is the grandson of Ken and Shelby Leedy, Chambersburg; Frank and Carolyn Hollenshead, Needmore; and Virginia Gordon, Big Cove Tannery. He attends Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene and NBC Youth Group.
Seth Forrest Gordon, Salutatorian, is the son of Dan and Jennifer “Susie” Gordon, Needmore. Grandparents are Blaine and Donna Gordon, Needmore; Hope Mellott, Big Cove Tannery; and the late and the late
Forrest R. Mellott and the late Jean D. Mellott. Seth was one of the first students enrolled in 1998 as a first-grader. He was a member of student council serving as president and vice president and was involved in middle school and high school chorus and intramurals. He was a member of the Environmental Club and helped lead his team to the State Envirothon competition in 2008 and 2009. He lettered with four years in basketball and three years in soccer, serving as co-captain of both teams. Seth’s hobbies include hunting and fishing. He plans to attend Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, majoring in multi-age physical education. He attends the Needmore Bible Church and is an active member of the youth group.
Nathan Dominique Dean, McConnellsburg, is the son of Charles and Alleene Dean and the grandson of Harriet Jefferys, Chambersburg and Jesse Dean, Togo Africa, and Connellsville, Pa. Nathan was among the first students at FCCCS enrolling as a second grader in 1998. He was a member of chorus
and also plays the Djembe drum for the FCCCS Praise Band, and enjoys detailing cars as a hobby. He is currently employed for the summer as a maintenance worker at the Fulton County Medical Center. He plans to attend auto mechanics school at Commonwealth Technical Institute in Johnstown. He attends the Chambersburg Mennonite Church and NBC Youth Group.
Miranda Amy Ardiel, is the daughter of Steven and Sherry Sellers, Mc- Connellsburg. Miranda transferred to FCCCS in 2004 having moved from Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, to Mc- Connellsburg. She was a member of the girls
hockey team for three years and enjoys sports as a hobby. She is currently employed at MacDonald’s Pharmacy, McConnellsburg, and plans to attend Wilson College Vo-Tech to study nursing. She attends Brethren Fellowship Church, Chambersburg. Grandparents are Richard and Georgina Watson, Washington State; Bobbie and Ray Ardiel, British Columbia; Sharon Sellers, Edenville, Pa.; and Larry and Lucy Sellers, Chambersburg.
Samantha Jean Tomlinson, Jean Tomlinson,
the granddaughter of Robert and Jackie Tomlinson, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Carol Hannaford, Rockville, Md. She was a member of student council for three years; a member of middle school and high school chorus for six years; FCCCS Praise Band guitarist; one year basketball and three years on the girls’ field hockey team. Hobbies include playing guitar, singing, and decorating and designing things. Samantha attends Emmanuel Baptist Church, Great Cacapon, W.Va., and has participated in mission trips to Texas and Florida. She will be a camp counselor this summer at Camp Sandy Cove and will be attending Hagerstown Community College for two years with plans to transfer to West Virginia University to obtain a degree in early elementary education.
Fulton County Communty Christian School is located at 8159 Great Cove Road, Needmore. More information may be obtained by calling 573-4400.