The office of prefect is the most prestigious student leadership position of honor and service within the life of the school. The prefects serve the mission of CCA and the student body by having school-related responsibilities and activities in their own area of gifting (Prefect Positions). These positions provide the opportunity for senior students to develop important leadership skills.
The office of prefect is open to all students in grade 11 who, at the end of their junior year, apply and meet the qualifications for a student leader. Prefects will be selected by a committee of faculty members. The criteria for selection include, but are not limited to:
- Maintaining good academic standing
- Demonstrating potential to lead
- Participating in Christian service
- Exhibiting Christian character
- Showing a concern for younger students
Student Mentors (Gr. 11)
The Mentor position is open to all students in Grade 10 who, at the end of their sophomore year, apply and meet the qualifications for a student leader. Mentors will be selected by a committee of faculty members.
Responsibilities for Mentors include, but are not limited to:
- Organizing and attending UNITE for the Middle School Students
- Promoting all-school activities (e.g. Pep Assemblies, Grace Race, Gala)
- Encouraging class participation
- Encouraging friendly class competitions
Class Officers(Gr. 6-12)
CCA’s class officers are students that command the respect of their classmates, are honest, hardworking, reliable, and a good example to their peers. These students regard and observe the rules of the school, display good character, and believe in and support the mission of CCA.
Elections for class officers are held in the spring for the next academic school year. (Only students who are registered for the next school year are eligible to be candidates and to vote.) Candidates share their ideas for fundraising and other ideas with their classmates prior to elections.
Some of the responsibilities for class officers include, but are not limited to:
- Attending a required all-day Leadership Conference following elections
- Serving as hosts/hostesses at school events (e.g. Dedication Service, Open Houses, Student Orientations)
- Organizing and participating in:
- class fundraising events
- class and school functions requiring leadership
- class chapel services