Story by Washington Adventist University Staff

President Joseph R. Biden recently awarded Washington Adventist University President Weymouth Spence with a Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his 5,127 hours for volunteer service to the nation.

In a letter, President Biden he congratulated Spence for his contribution to the public good and expressed appreciation for his volunteer leadership.

Story by Vicki Swetnam

Whether you have a brand-new kindergartener or an experienced high schooler, allow us to introduce the Ohio Conference's Spring Valley Academy (SVA) family to you! Visit our beautiful campus, meet our faculty and staff and have your questions answered. We can’t wait to meet you!

March 9: 8:15–11 a.m.
April 13: 8:15–11 a.m.
May 11: 8:15–11 a.m.

March 9: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
• No RSVP necessary
• For all students, grades K–11
• Those who attend will receive an admission discount coupon
• Meet the SVA administration, teachers and staff
• See SVA in action!

Washington Adventist University recently hosted their Virtual Music Fest 2022. In the final concert, school leaders awarded 27 scholarships to participants. Watch the program by visiting

The following students attending Columbia Union schools received awards.

Highland View Academy
Ana Lopes $6,000
Kierra Singleton $6,000
Melissa Merchan $6,000
Jacob Nerona $6,000
SamuelMachado  $6,000

Lake Nelson
Jaedan Navarro $2,000
Joel Marin $8,000