The school is in the beginning stages of a capital campaign to fund the acquisition and renovation of the property.

Cookeville – The Board of Directors of Seek Ye First Ministries, who independently owns and operates Highland Rim Academy, announced today the acquisition of the property located at 1000 England Drive (formerly known as the Upper Cumberland Business Park) for the site of their future school home.

Highland Rim said the move is an important step in fulfilling its mission.

“This milestone is a major move for the school as it seeks to fulfill its mission to graduate young men and women transformed by the gospel and sharpened by rigorous academic pursuit, for the purpose of cultural reformation and a life committed to servant leadership,” said Highland Rim in a statement.

The school is in the beginning stages of a capital campaign to fund the acquisition and renovation of the property.

“This property acquisition is just the beginning of a bright future for our HRA family. The building and acreage will provide our students the space to enjoy the fullness of a classical Christian education. We look forward to the day the halls are filled with the sounds of music, learning and laughter,” said TJ Overstreet, Board President.

The news comes in the wake of years of record-breaking growth and accomplishment for the school, including:

  • 2022-2023 enrollment surpassing 220 students, K-12
  • 5-year anniversary of accreditation by the association of classical Christian Schools
  • Athletics program expansion including boys’ and girls’ basketball, cross-country, soccer and volleyball

“For many years we have prayed and worked to make a way for a building of our own so we could add more students to our HRA body and better serve the families that are already a part of Highland Rim,” said Nick Duncan, Headmaster of Highland Rim Academy. “Our vision is not just to have a building for its own sake, but to have one for what the building represents. A place to nurture our children’s souls under the constant sound of the gospel, where they can learn to work hard for Christ’s glory.”

This is an ongoing story. Check back for updates.

Photo courtesy of the Highland Rim Academy Facebook page.

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