Southwest Florida Christian Academy

Phone: 239-936-8865



Grace Postorino, Class of 2012, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palm Beach Atlantic University in May 2016. Grace was named the Outstanding Graduate of Elementary Education. After graduating, she has spent the summer interning and working at Family Church Downtown in West Palm Beach, FL as the Interim Preschool Coordinator. Grace is now teaching 4th grade at Lake Worth Christian School in Boynton Beach, FL. Grace says "SFCA’s teachers and staff have been so influential in my education, even after graduation. I’m grateful for their support and insight as I begin my career as a Christian School educator."




Stephanie (Shultz) and Zack Hart met their sophomore year of high school. They became very good friends and started dating their junior year of high school. After graduating from SFCA in 2010, they both attended Florida Southwestern College.
Zack proposed to Stephanie while on a birthday celebration trip to Discovery Cove. They got married in November of 2012.
While at FSW, Stephanie received her AA and transferred to Rasmussen college. She later graduated with an Associates in Nursing. Zack transferrred to Liberty University Online and received his degree in Theology, both in the summer of 2014.
In September of 2014, Zack accepted a job as the youth pastor at Hammock Street Church in Boca Raton. A month later, Stephanie accepted a job as a nurse at Boca Raton Regional Hospital working nights on the oncology floor. On November 24, 2015 their lives changed forever when they welcomed their son, Ace Hart, into the world. Stephanie said "We are so thankful to God for all he is doing in our lives, and thankful for SFCA, the place where we met. Without our school we wouldn't be a family today!"


Samuel Killman graduated from SFCA in 2009 and went on to attend the University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama. It was 
a great school where he made a lot of instant memories. He realized quickly that out of state tuition can be quite expensive,
so after completing his first year at Mobile, Sam returned to Fort Myers. He took a year off  of college and married his high school sweetheart, Bethany on July 9, 2011.
Not long after that, Sam started at an online Southern Baptist seminary based in Georgia. He will graduate spring 2016 with a bachelors degree in religion with an emphasis on apologetics. Sam is currently serving as the Worship Pastor at Redeemer Church here in Fort Myers. In 2015, God blessed Sam and Bethany with the birth of their son, Ezra Thomas.



Ashlee Bush graduated from SFCA in 2011. She attended Florida Gulf Coast University for four years studying education, interned at two local elementary schools and graduated last spring with her bachelor's degree in elementary  education. She spent her summer interning at a church on the east coast working with the student ministry - leading a high school girls' Bible study and  planning other youth summer events.
Ashlee currently works at Treeline Elementary School teaching third grade.


Carrie (Hilton) Shell and her husband, Matt, welcomed their first child, Landon Matthew, on June 10, 2012. Shell was a member of the first graduating class at SFCA in 2000. She received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from FGCU and works in the accounting department at McGregor Baptist Church. Her husband is a CPA and CFP.









Kyle M. Howard, Class of 2009, is among the most highly ranked cadets in the UCF Army ROTC Battalion, serving as one of two company commanders.  He is a graduate of the Army’s Airborne School in Fort Benning, Georgia, and completed a one-month internship in Baumholder, Germany.    Howard majored in criminal justice at the University of Central Florida and graduated in May 2013.  He is a United States Army officer and is in active duty overseas. 




Carissa Iverson, Class of 2008, completed the Scripps Research Institute Research Fellows program.  As one of 12 recipients in the United States, she was selected to spend 10 weeks in a genetics laboratory studying genetics involved in protecting the ends of chromosomes.  Ms. Iverson hopes to concentrate on the field of genetics during her graduate work.  She stated she became interested in science after taking a course in human anatomy and physiology as a high school student at SFCA.
Photo by: Skip Reynolds, The Scripps Research Institute



Bethany Wolfe, co-valedictorian from SFCA's graduating class of 2003, attended Nova University and pursued a degree as a physician's assistant.  Wolfe contributes much of her academic success to her education while at SFCA.  She said, “I was given more one on one time with teachers to focus on studies;  I was prepared for college.  We were a family, and I loved being around godly people.” Wolfe also indicated that SFCA has helped her in establishing a Christian worldview.