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Celebrating CIAS' 23rd Graduating Class
The Senior Class of
Christian Institute of Arts & Sciences
announces its Commencement Exercises
On Friday evening, May 22 (rescheduled to June 19)
Two Thousand Twenty
at six o'clock in the evening
Charity Chapel
5820 Montgomery Avenue
Pensacola, Florida

Share in our celebration!
Cake reception following
The Class of 2020

Zachariah Adams

Charlie Baldwin

Summer Brown

Jadon Caputo

Olivia Castillow

Lily Caswell

Natasha Combs

Gage Huff

McKenna Elijah

Leana Emel

Gabriel Hamm

Jillana Joseph

Samantha Lichliter

Jaylan Lindsey

Olivia O'Bryan

David Richardson

Olivia Rosario

Elizabeth Royappa

Jessica Stout

Sarah Stout

Kylie Talbert

Maile Windham

Valedictorian: Elizabeth Royappa

Salutatorian: Lily Caswell

Christian Character Awards: 

Academic Excellence Awards: 

Principal's Awards: 

2020 Midyear Graduates

Ashley Tucker (December 2020)

Micah Barr

Susanna Barr


Kindergarten Class of 2020

Sammy Vaughn




8th Grade Class of 2020

Jeb Baldwin

Jenna Fleigelman

Mary-faith Huffman

Trinity Gaugh

Honoray Joseph, Jr.

Anna Langevin

Noah Leal

Ean Manley

Cole McLeod

Priya Prasad

Zoe Siler

Cayman Walters

Alexis Wright

Class of 2020 Distinctives

Class Colors: Royal Blue & Silver

Class Flower: Red Rose


Class Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths."

Class Motto: No matter waht stops you along the way, just keep looking; better things are to come. -Unknown

Class Song: "Take On Me" by Weezer

Class of 2020 Superlatives












Zachariah Adams: Most likely to travel the world

Charlie Baldwin: Best leader (tied), 

Summer Brown: Best to bring home to parents (tied), Best smile (tied)

Jadon Caputo: Most likely to become President, Most intellectual, Best hair (tied), Best leader (tied)

Olivia Castillow: Best laugh (tied)

Leana Emel: Best Athlete

Gabriel Hamm: Best to bring home to parents (tied)

Gage Huff: Most likely to text in class (tied), Best laugh (tied), Best hair (tied)

David Huffman: Loudest, Best smile (tied), Most likely to text in class (tied)

Jaylan Lindsey: Most likely to be on a reality show

Elizabeth Royappa: Most likely to succeed

Jessica Stout: Most likely to travel the world (tied), Best dressed (tied)

Ashley Tucker: Most likely to drive a beater, Best dressed (tied)

Best friends: Jadon, Gage, & Zach

2020 Pensacola Homeschool Prom King: Jadon Caputo

2020 Pensacola Homeschool Prom Queen: Samantha Lichliter


Gold satin stoles and cords are worn for seniors who achieve A/B Honor Roll throughout high school.

If you have joined the National Society of High School Scholars, you need to order the graduation regalia from NSHSS store here:

Activity Cord Colors:

White/Forest Green- PJC dual enrollment

Navy Blue/Green- UWF dual enrollment
Navy Blue/Crimson Red- JDCC dual enrollment

Navy Blue/Light blue/gray - George Stone

Red/White/Blue- Civil Air Patrol

Kelly Green/White- 4-H


Brown- drama, theater, acting

Crimson red- writing, journalism, photography

Forest green- athletics, sports

Roman Gold- A/B honor roll
Orange- community service

Maroon/burgundy- home economics, cooking, family sciences
Pink- music, band, orchestra
Purple- art (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.

Royal blue- student counsel, SGA (Student Government Association)

Taupe- business, entrepreneurship, apprenticeship, on-the-job-training

White- law, criminal justice, Teen Court, TeenPact

Senior Workshops

Senior workshops are scheduled each month to connect you with vital info about your senior year, graduation, college applications, scholarships, college info, and so much more! Join us each month for the not-to-be-missed Senior Workshops:

December 5 @ 5 PM





May (parents & seniors)



May 8: Home School Prom

May Informal Group Photo Shoot

May 21: Graduation Set-up and Rehearsal

May 22: Graduation Commencement

Graduation Cap & Gown Do's & Don't's
What should you wear on your graduation day?
Honor Roll
What does it mean to graduate with honors? And what is Cum Laude, Magana Cum Laude, and Summa Cum Laude?
Cum Laude: 3.5-3.7 GPA, unweighted
Magna Cum Laude: 3.8-3.9 GPA, unweighted
Summa Cum Laude: 4.0+ GPA, unweighted
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