Seniors Honored with Community Awards


Phi Kappa Phi Honors Katie Looney and Jordan Malaier
The University of Georgia Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently honored Prince Avenue Christian School students Katie Looney and Jordan Malaier as the top students in the senior and junior classes of the school. Looney, a senior, will graduate May 21, and has signed to play volleyball at Emmanuel College in Franklin Sprints. Malaier, a junior, plays volleyball and tennis for the Wolverines. Phi Kappa Phi recognizes superior scholarship in academic disciplines, and the University of Georgia Chapter uses this award to honor scholastic achievement in high schools in the Athens area. The awards were given during a breakfast on the university campus in April. Katie is the daughter of Reggie and Jeanette Looney of Athens. Jordan is the daughter of Donna Malaier of Watkinsville and Lance Malaier of Athens.

McNeely, Ford Receive Vincent J. Dooley Awards
Prince Avenue Christian School seniors William McNeely and Kellen Ford were honored by Athletes for a Better World, in conjunction with the Georgia High School Association, with the school’s Vincent J. Dooley Awards. The athletes were selected by the school, and recognized for their character, teamwork, and citizenship. The recipients of the awards were recently honored at Turner Field in Atlanta. William is the son of Keith and Sharon McNeely of Athens. Kellen is the daughter of Daniel Ford, and Hope Ford.

Mark Zeagler Honored with Prep Scholar Athlete Award
Senior Mark Zeagler, who has been appointed the United States Air Force Academy, has selected as Prince Avenue’s recipient of the Prep Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, provided by the Champions Foundation, Inc, and the Athens Athletic Hall of Fame. He will receive a scholarship award at a banquet on May 16. Mark is the son of Ed and Linda Zeagler of Watkinsville.

Katie Looney is PACS Rotary Student of the Semester
Prince Avenue Christian School senior Katie Looney has been named the school’s Rotary Club of Oconee County Student of the Semester. She chose Bible Teacher Billy Meeks as the teacher who has most influenced her through Prince Avenue. Students are chosen for the award based on their academic qualifications and service to the community. She was honored at a Rotary Club breakfast in April. Katie is the daughter of Reggie and Jeanette Looney. She will attend Emmanuel College next year, and will play volleyball for the school.