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3 graduates include first for family key to school's founding

3 graduates include first for family key to school's founding

May 16th, 2011 in News

Lighthouse Preparatory Academy held its fourth graduation ceremony on Sunday in Jefferson City, with three graduating seniors: from left, Molly Archer, Kalee Hall and, second from left, Trenton Wieling. Also shown are Rebekah Hough, third from left, who attended LPA but isn't getting her diploma from there, and, at right, Greg Alexander, the commencement speaker and a teacher at LPA.

Photo by Gerry Tritz

For the Hall family, Sunday's Lighthouse Preparatory Academy graduation ceremonies had a special significance.

Kevin and Sandy Hall were among those who were instrumental in starting the unique private school in Jefferson City in 2007. Among others in the community, they saw a need for an "out-of-the-box" school that would prepare students for college while having a Christian foundation.

On Sunday, Kalee Hall, the first of their four daughters, graduated from the school. Kalee described the day as ....