MDCA Honors Local First Responders

Last Friday night, first responders from Mount Dora Police Department, Mount Dora Fire Department, and Lake EMS were the guests of honor for MDCA’s first home football game.  The attendees were acknowledged at various points all throughout the evening and, at halftime, each department was presented with a banner signed by MDCA students and faculty.

Sophomore Jesiah Pierre Commits to University of Miami for 2019 Season

Sophomore Jesiah Pierre committed to the University of Miami after a week-long football camp. Pierre, an OLB/DE, was offered a full football scholarship on Wednesday by Coach Richt. “I’m shocked and excited,” Pierre says. “I’m ready to get back to school and focus on the upcoming season.” The Bulldogs begin their football season on August

MDCA Summer Camp Begins

Mount Dora Christian Academy began its first week of summer camp following Memorial Day. This nine week camp included fun weekly themes, daily snacks, field trips and before and after care. The first week of camp was career week. On Tuesday, the Mount Dora Police Department and Lake County EMS visited the campus. The campers

Sophomore Melody Coe Uncovers Hidden Storytelling Talent

Mount Dora Christian Academy Sophomore Melody Coe performed her version of Jewish folktale “The Tailor” at Florida Storytelling Festival in April. Melody was one of the four recipients of the 2016 Virginia Rivers Scholarships for Youthful Voices. Melody comments on her talent discovery, “During my time at the storytelling festival we worked, as youthful voices,

Faithworks 2016

On Friday, March 4th Mount Dora Christian Academy set aside an entire day of academic instruction to serve the surrounding community. MDCA students from PK2-12th grade traveled around Lake County and Orlando to serve organizations such as Lake Cares, Habitat for Humanity, and the Russell Home. Many students traveled to Umatilla to clean up and

MDCA Leads Beta

Mount Dora Christian Academy is pleased to announce the induction of two students and one faculty member into Florida Senior Beta Club Leadership. In November, 7th grader Hannah Leto was elected president of the Junior Beta Club, and in January Junior Christian Abbate was elected President of Senior Beta for the State of Florida. Media

Diana Grubbs Receives Special Toys for Tots Award

Mount Dora, FL – Mount Dora Christian Academy Presented English Teacher and National Beta Sponsor Diana Grubbs with an award from The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Each year Diana Grubbs dedicates much of her time promoting and collecting items for Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots benefits over 12,500 children who are not able to

Dearing Teeing off with the Pros

On Tuesday at The PGA Centennial in Palm Beach Gardens, Mount Dora Christian Academy sixth grader Caleb Dearing participated in the 82nd Centennial Tee Shot Ceremony.  Caleb was invited to be one of the 41 Junior PGA Golfers to hit one tee shot; 41 PGA and LPGA Golfers also participated in this ceremony, including Bubba

MDCA Crowns 2016 King and Queen

Mount Dora Christian Academy crowned it’s 2016 Homecoming king and queen on Friday night! Beyond the stars 2016 encompassed a number of Star Wars characters and props. Darth Vader, played by bible teacher Cary Hadley emceed the ceremony and young Jedis stood guard to protect the endangered crowns. Storm troopers attacked the crowns while they

Senior Mark Gordon Breaks MDCA Record

MDCA’s varsity boys basketball team beat Victory Christian 97-53 at MDCA on Saturday night. Senior Mark Gordon broke the MDCA school record, previously set by 2015 grad Lamar Smith, for most points in a singlegame, scoring 60 points against Vistory Christian. The Bulldogs are now 10-0 and ranked 5th in 2A by It’s been