THE KINGDOM ATHLETE
The Kingdom Athlete is
...a child of God daily surrendered to His will and for His service,
...an athlete who seeks to glorify God through his actions,
...an athlete who adopts the “Win the Day” philosophy in all areas of life,
...an athlete who is humble and grateful for his gifts and opportunities,
...an athlete who is submissive to authority,
...an athlete who has a teachable spirit,
...an athlete who leads by serving others,
...an athlete who strives for victory, gives perfect effort and never quits.
...an athlete who understands he represents more than himself.
...an athlete who is not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ and seeks opportunities to share the good news with teammates, parents, officials, opponents and to the multitude of children that will look to them as they model Christ-like leadership.
"The rich diversity of ELCA has always been a distinctive that sets us apart. It is further enhanced by our international student population who have been such a welcome addition to our student body. Their life experiences and cultural differences expose our students to the world in a special way."
- Chuck Gilliam, Former ELCA Head of School
“We have an amazing group of international students at ELCA. It is a joy every day to interact with them. I am thankful for what each student adds to the ELCA experience.”
- Richard Allen, Spiritual Life Director
“Hosting a student has been a wonderful experience. In addition to being refreshed through generosity, it is a wonderful way to bring the mission field into our home.”
- Holly Capp, Host Parent
In addition to completing required documents for domestic students, international students are asked to:
Submit Chinese/English official transcripts starting from middle school.
Submit three recommendation letters
Complete 10-minute recorded video interview with a Sky So Blue International interviewer.
Complete an abbreviated mock TOEFL and submit pages 1-6 of accompanying score report (used to only evaluate class placement). The test is administered on Sky So Blue’s website.
Complete a “Who Am I” introduction bio.
Submit the host family student and parent questionnaires.
MORE INFORMATION AND REQUIRED FORMS:
ELCA Complete Recommendation Letters (translated)
Who Am I
Homestay Student Form
Homestay Parent Form
ELCA Profile 2017
Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy has partnered with Atlanta based Sky So Blue International and New Oasis to qualify, enroll and manage students from Greater China (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau).
If you are a student, parent, or agent and your student requires an I-20 to study in the United States, please contact Sky So Blue or New Oasis to learn about the process of being matched with a host family, what is needed for student success at ELCA, and what it means to study through ELCA’s Kingdom Education.