John Ross Yeomans is the 2013 Appling Christian Academy Valedictorian. John Ross is the son of DeWayne and Linda Yeomans. He has been an ACA student for fourteen years starting in the four-year-old preschool program. He was a member and served as president of the ACA Christian Honor Society. He was also co-president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. John Ross extracurricular activities include playing guitar for the Gathering Band and leading worship for the youth at church.
John Ross has been on the “A” Honor Roll through out his high school career. He has won numerous subject awards and was voted the Eagle Humility Award and the Eagle Success Award. John Ross has won several academic awards including Highest Academic Average Award since the eighth grade. He was also this year’s Star Student as recognized by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. John Ross is the recipient of the Jonah and Margaret Frazier Scholarship, the Pilot Club of Baxley Scholarship, the ACA Outstanding Service Award Scholarship, the Zell Miller Scholarship, and most recently was voted on by the ACA faculty to receive the Faculty Award. He is the recipient of the Alpha and Omega Award for his attendance at ACA.
John Ross is graduating with full honors and a 4.0 GPA for his high school career. John Ross attends Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church where he is very active in the youth group and leads the chapel worship service at ACA. He also plays the guitar for the choir. After graduating, John Ross plans to attend East Georgia State College to pursue a degree as an anesthesiologist.